Border with humane face. Enhancement of border crossing points functioning

lost-places-2660064_1280“Europe without barriers” has become a Ukrainian partner of the Polish think tank “Freedom Institute” (Instytut Wolności) in an attempt to jointly comprehend and find solutions for the main problems of functioning of checkpoints at the Ukrainian-Polish border.

The aim of the project is to strengthen the influence of expert centers on decision-making on the functioning of checkpoints at the Ukrainian-Polish border, to improve the quality of media publications on the subject of the border, and to develop a public request and interest in the problem of the checkpoints functioning.

Within the framework of the project, two Ukrainian-Polish expert seminars will be held in Kyiv and Warsaw, an analytical report “The Human Rights Frontier” will be created to analyze the functioning of the checkpoints in various dimensions – speeding up the border crossing, transforming the Small Border Movement, the impact of a visa-free travels, pedestrian and railway crossing points etc. Polish and Ukrainian experts will jointly create a manual for journalists “How to write about the border” and held a joint Polish-Ukrainian competition for the best materials and publications about borders.

Term: February-June 2019

Funding: RITA Program (Region in Transition)

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