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Borders management

The Schengen Area calls for the definition and the establishment of a common policy on external border management. The European Union has therefore set out to establish common standards with regard to controls at its external borders. It has also gradually put in place an integrated system for the management of those borders.

In this framework, the European Union has adopted a set of legislative and operational tools on a:

  • Schengen Borders Code
  • European Border and Coast Guard
  • Schengen Evaluation Mechanism
  • EUROSUR System
  • Local border traffic regime
  • Simplified regime for the control at external borders

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