Effective border management can help countries achieve a more balanced approach that strengthens their national security while also protecting the rights and reducing the vulnerability of those who cross borders. During a full-scale war with Russia, the primary need is to defend the state border and minimize human and infrastructure losses. At the same time, there are opportunities to implement changes in border management that will have a positive impact even after the hostilities end.
This analytical note offers ways of developing IBM at the agency, interagency, and international levels. Combined, they could help overcome war-related challenges and curb the exodus of people from Ukraine.
The publication is created in the framework of “Multicomponent Civic Support for IBM-related
Reforms” project implemented by Europe without Barriers think tank within the framework of the project “Multicomponent Civic Support for IBM-related Reforms”, implemented by the International Center for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) and funded by the European Union.