What is European Day for Border Guards
The European Day for Border Guards (ED4BG) is an annual event, organised by Frontex, taking place second half of May each year.
ED4BG presents Europe’s border-guard community with an opportunity to share experiences and best practice. It provides a forum for topical discussion, exchange of views between key border-management players, and a platform to bring together the worlds of public service and private industry.
One of the event’s key objectives is to foster a community of EU border guardianship with shared values and priorities. Above all it is an expression of appreciation and celebration of Europe’s border-management authorities and their personnel.
European Day for Border Guards 2017
Juan Santos Vara holds the Jean Monnet Chair in EU External Action the University of Salamanca, where he is the Professor of Public International Law and European Law, Director of the Master in European Studies and Coordinator of the European Joint Master’s in Strategic Border Management.
Klaus Rösler, as of 1 September 2008, is Frontex’s Operation Division Director. Born on 21 August 1955, he has developed his carrier with the German Federal Police since 1974 with various managerial functions related to operations and training as well as policy officer in the Ministry of Interior.