To launch a pilot ECGF Expert Exchange Programme in order to increase the sharing of knowledge and skills in the CGF sector and to assess the future needs of the Exchange Programme.
To advance the development of the CGFSQF by drafting the final structure of the CGFSQF (stages 2-3 out of 7).
The Finnish Border Guard
Italian Coast Guard, Cyprus Police, German Federal Police, Guarda Nacional Republicana, Guardia Civil, Hellenic Coast Guard, Portuguese National Maritime Authority, Portuguese Navy, SASEMAR, Spanish Customs, Swedish Coast Guard and UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Frontex, European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) and European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
The project is divided into four Work Packages (WP)
WP 1: Administration, coordination and reporting, WP leader: Finnish Border Guard
WP 2: Provision of support for the ECGF Training Network to enable the Network to function actively and autonomously, WP leader: Finnish Border Guard
WP 3: Running of a pilot ECGF Expert exchange Programme, WP leader: Finnish Border Guard
WP 4: Drafting the final structure of CGFSQF, WP leader: Italian Coast Guard
15 months, October 2016 - December 2017
500 000 euros, of which 80 % covered with funding from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF). Grant Agreement EASME/EMFF/126.96.36.199 Development of a Sectorial Qualifications Framework for Coast Guard Functions.