The main goal of this study is analysis of the de facto existing model of border management in Ukraine and the review of alternative ways to address border management – both in neighboring countries and in related areas. It is aimed at formulating meanings and taking the first steps towards a new, holistic, rational and highly effective model of Ukrainian border management.
The study consists of three parts, the first of which deals with the administrative aspect of IBM – interagency relations and communication, the second – mechanisms for building and maintaining border infrastructure in Ukraine and other countries, and the third – concessions and other examples of partnership between the state and the private sector as possible models for investing and attracting business to the border.
This report is part of the “In search for optimal border management models to bolster the functioning of the Ukraine-EU border” project funded by the International Renaissance Foundation and implemented by Europe without Barriers think tank. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect the position of the International Renaissance Foundation.