[] The event aims to strengthen
and improve the European community of border guards by publicising the
work of 400,000 border guards in Europe, providing a forum for
discussion and the exchange of best practices.  It will take place in a
different Member State every year and cover various aspects of the work
of management of the EU’s borders.

The first European Day for
Border Guards event will take place in Warsaw on 25 May 2010, in honour
of the fifth anniversary of the foundation of Frontex, will feature a
conference on “The future of the border management in Europe including
the role of Frontex”. This conference will be followed by several
specialised panel discussions, a border related photo exhibition and
film screenings, together with an industry exposition.

Please find below the site events taking place during
the European Day for Border Guards.

  • Industry
    : check out the state-of-the-art  technologies that
    aim to enhance efficiency and operability, in an environment with very
    specific needs such as border control.
  • National Border
    Guards Authorities exposition
    : drop by, get in touch, share
    views and network with peers and colleagues from all across Europe.
  • Training
    : coordinated by the Frontex Training Unit, you are
    wellcome to find information about Frontex Partnership Academies.
  • Photos
    : see the works presented by border guards from all
    Europe that took part in photo contest organized by Frontex. The theme
    of the exposed photos is the concept of "Borders", broadly understood.
  • Border
    related movies screening
    : if you want to quiet out for a
    moment, get into the cinema room. A selection of award-winning fiction
    movies and documentaries will be screened, presenting different looks
    and thoughts about the frontiers between countries and cultures.

Visit also the Frontex Unit’s rooms:

  • Presentation
    of Frontex Situation Centre on open source media monitoring
  • Presentation
    of Frontex Situation Centre on One-Stop-Shop
  • Presentation of
    Frontex Air Border Sector on their activities
  • Presentation of
    Frontex Sea Border Sector on their activities