Integrated Border Management
The International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) Immigration and Border Management (IBM) Division supports States in strengthening the operational capability of border management systems and enhancing concerted border management cooperation between various stakeholders.
The European Commission developed the concept of integrated border management, which constitutes an essential element of IOM’s programming. It encompasses national and international coordination and cooperation among all relevant authorities and agencies involved in border management and trade facilitation in order to establish effective, efficient and coordinated border management. Integrated border management seeks to enhance three levels of coordination: intra-service, inter-agency and international cooperation.