The European Union allocates 1.6 million Euros for continuation of the BOMCA
The event is organized within the framework of the Border Management Program in Central Asia (BOMCA
), funded by the European Union.
The sides expressed interest in cooperation within the framework of the Border Management Program in Central Asia (BOMCA
) and the Central Asia Drug Action Program (CADAP).
Uzbekistan, like the other Central Asian states, is part of the Border Management Programme in Central Asia (BOMCA
While the USG, the UNODC, and the Border Management Program in Central Asia (BOMCA
), have built or refurbished several border posts along Tajikistan's borders, the Tajik government has not built or refurbished any border posts in recent years.
Participants welcomed the launching of a new phase of the EU's Border Management in Central Asia (BOMCA
) project, which will include Afghanistan.
Speaking at the ceremony on occasion of the 15th anniversary of implementation of the BOMCA
program, the commander said that the militants are now at the training bases in the provinces of Balkh, Kunduz, Takhor and Badakhshan.
A particular attention during discussion at the meeting was paid to enhancement of effectiveness of the project activities of the European Union in Kyrgyzstan, implementation of regional projects of BOMCA
, CADAP, Erasmus+, as well as deepening of commercial and economic ties with the European Union.
Participants welcomed the start of a new phase of the EUs Border Management Program in Central Asia (BOMCA
), discussed issues of expansion of cooperation in prevention of violent extremism, combating terrorism and illicit drug trafficking.
The three-day event was co-organized by the OSCE Programme Office in Astana and the EU-funded Border Management in Central Asia (BOMCA
) Programme .
supported construction of Ak-Zhol Avtodorozhnyi and Kara-Suu Avtodorozhnyi border crossing points, dog training center in Osh, In-Service Training Center in Novopokrovka village, Chui region, and provided equipment for those facilities.
Veronika Goncharova, Project Manager at the Border Management Programme in Central Asia (BOMCA
) described the activities of the Program in assisting the countries of the region in enhancing their capacities in the border management and modernization of local border traffic regimes.