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Border security

CTITF compendium of legal instruments

A Comprehensive Guide on Securing National Borders

The Compendium brings together the resources of over a dozen UN entities and international organizations whose work encompasses one or more aspects of border security. It was produced by the CTITF Working Group on Border Management Relating to Counter-Terrorism to provide relevant information and guidance to Member States on implementation of the legal, institutional and practical counter-terrorism-related measures required to secure their borders.

Access over 300 resources covering 9 themes:

  • Mobility and processing of people Integrity and security of document issuing process;
  • Movement of cash and other bearer negotiable instruments;
  • Movement and processing of goods;
  • Movement of small arms, light weapons, ammunition, explosives & CBRN**
  • Maritime security;
  • Aviation security
  • Early warning and alert systems;
  • Control of the open border [under development].

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