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External Borders Fund

​The External Borders Fund forms part of the general Programme titled Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows. Its main purpose is to support the protection of EU external borders through co-operation among authorities and establishment of common rules and practices to facilitate both a secure border as well as smooth movement of legal travellers at the borders.
 
MJHA/MHPA Departments and entities that benefited from the EBF
 
To date a number of Calls, covering the years 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011, have been issued and adjudicated in Malta. Details of MJHA/MHPA beneficiaries, project names and financing received are as follows:
 
       2007
 
Beneficiary: Malta Police Force
Project Name: Strengthening Immigration Police Capacity for border surveillance and patrol
EU Co-financing: €919,340
Public Co-financing: €306,447
 
 
       2008
 
Beneficiary: Malta Police Force
Project Name: Integration of SIS II and SIRENE II with national systems
EU Co-financing: €2,470,983
Public Co-financing: €823,661
 
 
       2011
 
Beneficiary: Malta Police Force
Project Name: Enhancement of Border Surveillance through the purchasing of cars for coastal patrol and document examination equipment
EU Co-financing: €203,547
Public Co-financing: €67,849