FRA: practical guide on managing external EU land borders

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) issued a practical guide that summarizes recommendations on external EU land border control and upholding fundamental rights in border guards’ work.

The document, primarily designed for border guards and authorities, overlooks practical advices in five thematic fields:

  1. Ensuring dignity
  2. Identifying vulnerable persons
  3. The use of force that is compatible with legal acts, necessity and proportionality
  4. Safeguards appliance for people held at the border
  5. Respect for procedural safeguards and personal data protection.