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European Border and Coast Guard Standing Corps

Definition(s)

Pool of border and coast guards on short-term deployment or long-term secondment from EU Member States to the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) to be deployed as members of the border management teams, migration management support teams and return teams in joint return operations, rapid border interventions, return interventions or any other relevant operational activities in the EU Member States or in third countries.

Source(s)

Derived by EMN from Art. 54 of Regulation (EU) 2019/1896 (European Border and Coast Guard Regulation).

Translations

  • BG: Постоянен корпус на европейската гранична и брегова охрана
  • CS: stálý útvar Evropské pohraniční a pobřežní stráže
  • DE: Ständige Reserve der Europäischen Grenz- und Küstenwache
  • EL: μόνιμο σώμα της Ευρωπαϊκής Συνοριοφυλακής και Ακτοφυλακής
  • EN: European Border and Coast Guard Standing Corps
  • ES: cuerpo permanente de la Guardia Europea de Fronteras y Costas
  • ET: Euroopa piiri- ja rannikuvalve alaline korpus
  • FI: eurooppalaisen raja- ja merivartioston pysyvä joukko
  • FR: Contingent permanent du corps de garde-frontières et de garde-côtes européens
  • GA: N/A
  • HU: az Európai Határ- és Parti Őrség készenléti alakulata
  • IT: corpo permanente della guardia di frontiera e costiera europea
  • LT: Europos sienų ir pakrančių apsaugos nuolatinis korpusas
  • LV: Eiropas Robežu un krasta apsardzes pastāvīgais korpuss
  • MT: korp permanenti tal-Gwardja Ewropea tal-Fruntiera u tal-Kosta / Korp (il-) Regolari Ewropew għall-Ħarsien tal-Fruntieri u l-Kosti /
  • NL: permanent korps van de Europese grens- en kustwacht
  • PL: stała służba Europejskiej Straży Granicznej i Przybrzeżnej
  • PT: Corpo Permanente da Guarda Europeia de Fronteiras e Costeira
  • RO: corpul permanent al poliției de frontieră și gărzii de coastă la nivel european
  • SK: Stály zbor Európskej pohraničnej a pobrežnej stráže
  • SL: stalna enota evropske mejne in obalne straže
  • SV: europeiska gräns- och kustbevakningens stående styrka
  • NO: Den europeiske grense- og kystvaktens stående korps
  • KA: ევროპის სასაზღვრო და სანაპირო დაცვის მუდმივი კორპუსი
  • UK: Постійний корпус Європейської прикордонної та берегової охорони

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Notes(s)

1. The European Border and Coast Guard Standing Corps is the European Union's uniformed service which was established by Regulation (EU) 2019/1896 (European Border and Coast Guard Regulation) in 2019. Frontex border and coast guards ensure the proper functioning of the EU's Schengen Area. This includes support in migration management, fighting cross-border crime and return activities, as well as supporting national authorities in making the crossing of the border safe and smooth for all travellers.
2. Frontex border guards work under the command of the national authorities of the country they are deployed in.