The main beneficiary of the Project is the State Border Guard Service under the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Lithuania. The project partner is the State Border Committee of the Republic of Belarus.
The total budget of the Project is 6 444 600,00 Euro.
The project is a joint activity by the State Border Guard Service of the Republic of Lithuania, State Border Committee of the Republic of Belarus, Vilnius County Fire and Rescue Board and Vilnius County Police Headquarters.
The State Border Guard Service has its unit, Foreigners’ Registration Centre, operating in Pabrade It is the only centre in in Lithuania for accommodation of foreigners detained for illegal entry or stay as well as asylum seekers for the period of examination of their applications.
The project aims are:
• reconstruct old and create new facilities for staff and foreigners accommodated at the Foreigners’ Registration Centre.
• relocate Vilnius County Fire and Rescue Board Pabrade Team and Vilnius County Police Headquarters Pabrade Police Station to the same Foreigners’ Registration Centre improving public safety and security at the site itself in Pabrade and surroundings.
The project furthermore envisages cooperation activities fostering cooperation between the State Border Guard Service under the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Lithuania and the State Border Committee of the Republic of Belarus seeking an uniform approach to migration-related international instruments in Lithuania and Belarus. The border agencies of Lithuania and Belarus encounter similar security-related challenges at both sides of the common border, and Lithuania and Belarus have signed the same international legal acts governing protection of human rights which calls for their coordinated approach to the resolution of migration-related issues. Experience sharing activities between the State Border Guard Service and the State Border Committee are therefore planned in the project.