Last Wednesday 25 October, Libya’s Customs Authority reported that on 18 October the activities of the workshop on “Follow-up of the Capacity Development Consultation in the Field of Border Management in Libya and the European Union Project to Support the Training of Institutions for Border Security and Management in Libya” were concluded.
The workshop was organized by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) and was held in Tripoli from 17 to 18 October.
The workshop targeted managers and employees of training centres affiliated with government agencies concerned with border security and management. The following participated from the Customs Authority:
1- Major General Reda Ouhaiba, Director General of the Institute for Customs Training and Studies
2- Brigadier General Omar Shansha, Director of the Ghat Customs Directorate
3- Colonel Adel Al-Kikli, Institute of Customs Training and Studies
4-Lieutenant Colonel Abu Bakr Abu Al-Hawl, International Cooperation Office at the Department
The workshop aimed to support Libyan training institutions in the field of border security and management and enhance their technical, training and operational capabilities.
Workshop to review border security policy and formulate strategy
In a similar context, last Wednesday, 25 October, the Customs Authority announced that the follow-up activities of the workshop were launched by the ICMPD on integrated border management in Libya, which will continue from 24 to 30 October in Tripoli.
The workshop aims to comprehensively review the national policy on border security and management and formulate a strategy for a comprehensive integrated border management policy. It also aims to formulate the appropriate work plan for its implementation, coordination and cooperation between the authorized institutions and those concerned with border security and management. The following participated in the workshop:
Major General Reda Ouhaiba
Brigadier General Omar Shanshah
Colonel Marwan Laberishe
Lieutenant Colonel Abu Bakr Abu Al-Hawl
The workshop activities also included the Prime Minister’s Office, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Defence, and the Ministry of Interior.