Border management

Fighting terrorism and transnational crime through effective border management.


In our increasingly globalized world, it is easier than ever before for people and goods to cross air, land, and sea borders. This is also the case for criminals and terrorists. Young men and women travel to conflict zones to join terrorist groups, while child sex offenders travel from their home countries to exploit victims overseas. Smugglers and traffickers take advantage of this increasing flow across borders to hide their cargo of illicit goods and desperate migrants. Fugitives travel internationally to escape justice. Effective border security is an essential part of combating transnational crime.

Integrated Border Management Task Force (IBMTF)

The Integrated Border Management Task Force (IBMTF) is the central point of contact within the INTERPOL General Secretariat for coordination of international border security activities, offering assistance to member countries to enhance their own border security and integrate their efforts with those of their neighbors and international community. IBMTF draws upon expertise across departments within INTERPOL as well as from international partners to accomplish its primary goals of improving border security around the world.

IBMTF supports law enforcement officers working at the frontline of border security by:

  • Running operations at air, land, and sea border points during which it provides access to INTERPOL databases that are not regularly available and focusing enforcement efforts on certain crime areas.
  • Delivering capacity building training courses related to crime areas often seen at border points.
  • Improving worldwide border management policy through direct and indirect partnership with member countries and international organizations.
14 ديسمبر 2018

Fugitive investigations: enhancing interregional police cooperation

10 ديسمبر 2018

Counter-terrorism meeting addresses border security in East Africa

09 نوفمبر 2018

Japan funds project to boost transnational crime fighting in Laos

10 أكتوبر 2018

US Attorney General discusses global security issues with INTERPOL Chief

04 أكتوبر 2018

Bolivia presents INTERPOL Chief with award recognizing Organization’s work

03 أكتوبر 2018

INTERPOL Chief accepts Peruvian award on behalf of Organization

16 أغسطس 2018

Border security across ASEAN region focus of INTERPOL programme

13 يوليو 2018

INTERPOL-led Mediterranean operation closes ranks on foreign terrorist fighters

06 أبريل 2018

Regions underpin our global police architecture – INTERPOL Chief

14 مارس 2018

Intelligence-led best practices to fight terrorism focus of INTERPOL training

12 مارس 2018

INTERPOL launches initiative to boost African security

16 نوفمبر 2017

Keeping foreign terrorist fighters out of East Africa focus of INTERPOL meeting

20 أكتوبر 2017

G7 Ministers call for sharing of battlefield data on terrorists via INTERPOL

29 سبتمبر 2017

الجمعية العامة للإنتربول تعتمد السياسة المتعلقة بمعاملة البيانات المتصلة باللاجئين

20 سبتمبر 2017

INTERPOL capacity building programme targets human trafficking and trans-border crime in West Africa and Sahel

09 يونيو 2017

عملية للإنتربول على الحدود في جنوب شرق آسيا تسفر عن توقيف مشبوهين مطلوبين على الصعيد الدولي

18 مايو 2017

Suspected terrorist among 17 arrested during INTERPOL operation in Southeast Asia

21 أبريل 2017

آلاف من أفراد الشرطة من أنحاء أوروبا يشاركون في عملية للإنتربول لمكافحة الأسلحة النارية غير المشروعة

INTERPOL Integrated Border Management Task Force

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