02- 27 October 2017

Border Management Staff Course


This one month course focuses on principles and standards of the OSCE Border Security and Management Concept, which covers all three dimensions of security, including the political-military, economic and environmental, and human aspects.

It is composed of seven overarching modules that present the OSCE’s comprehensive approach to effective border security and management. Each of the modules reflects relevant best practices and lessons identified.

The modules focus on Promoting Border Security and Management in the OSCE Area; Border Security and Management Models (Political-Military Dimension); Economic and Environmental Factors of Border Security and Management (OSCE Economic and Environmental Dimension); Human Dimension of Border Control and Management (OSCE Human Dimension); Organizational Management and Leadership; Learning and Teaching Methodologies.

Each module is presented through a variety of training and learning methods that include:

Lectures and presentations,

Follow-up discussions on subject matter,

Group exercises and activities supported by experts,

Group research projects,

Roundtable discussions with experts from international organisations and the diplomatic community,

Field visits to the nearby borders with Uzbekistan and Afghanistan.

Since 2014, once a year, a Staff Course is organised for Women Leaders only.

Eligible Participants: Mid to Senior Level Officers of Border, Customs, Immigration, Police, Drug Control, Phyto-sanitary, and Trade/Transport Services and Agencies

Geographic Focus:57 OSCE participating States and 11 Partners for Co-operation


20 October 2017

Roundtable on Afghanistan: Regional Threat Screening


The key objective of the event is to create a platform for relevant subject area experts, representatives of the government agencies, diplomatic missions, international organizations, and the Border Management Staff Course participants to exchange ideas and experiences concerning the recent developments in and around Afghanistan, national and international strategies to prevent the security threats originating from Afghanistan and the influence of these threats on the security situation in Central Asia.

Eligible Participants: Subject Area Experts, Representatives of Government Agencies, Diplomatic Missions, and International Organizations

Geographic Focus:57 OSCE participating States and 11 Partners for Co-operation