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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: N/A
  • CS: N/A
  • DE: Ständige Reserve der Europäischen Grenz- und Küstenwache
  • EL: N/A
  • EN: European Border and Coast Guard Standing Corps
  • ES: N/A
  • ET: N/A
  • FI: N/A
  • FR: Contingent permanent du corps de garde-frontières et de garde-côtes européens
  • GA: N/A
  • HU: N/A
  • IT: N/A
  • LT: N/A
  • LV: N/A
  • MT: N/A
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  • RO: N/A
  • SK: N/A
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  • SV: europeiska gräns- och kustbevakningens stående styrka
  • NO: N/A

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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.