Project title: "Support for organization and improvement of forced return activities".

Responsible Authority acting as executing body: the State Border Guard.

Project priority and activity:
Priority 1 of the 2009 Annual Program:
"Support for the development of a strategic approach to return management by Member States"
Action 1.2.1 "Support for organization and improvement of forced return activities".

Project implementation period: 01.07.2010 - 30.06.2011

Project funding: allocated financial resources for the project - LVL 87851

Project overall objective: to organize removal mechanism in compliance with European Union standards and requirements.

The project specific objective: to organize removal operations by using commercial flights:

  •  providing illegal immigrants and escorts with the minimum required set of food products during removal operations;
  •  according to the job requirements to improve practical knowledge of employees, involved in the realization of removal operations by using commercial flights.

Within the project the following activities are planned:

  • purchase of special equipment (security tools for persons under removal, special clothing and equipment for escorts);
  • organization of at least 6 removal operations, as a result, at least 27 illegal immigrants will be removed.

Expected results within the implementation of the project:

  • the execution of the State Border Guard's functions with regard to removal of illegal immigrants will be secured;
  • the State Border Guard officials will develop their knowledge and skills in the field of removal of illegal immigrants;
  • faster and more effective identification and return of illegal immigrants will be ensured.


The project was co-financed by the European Union




Contact person: Sandis Panga
Tel.: 67075754
Fax: 67075756

Publication date: 01.08.2010.