The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) delivered a 2-day workshop (10 -11 May, 2018) to 8 officers from the Directorate General of General Security (GS) to design a standard operating procedure (SOP) on the scenario of large movement of persons at border crossing points (BCPs). Activities were conducted as part of the technical assistance project Swiss Support to Integrated Border Management (IBM) Lebanon, funded by the Swiss State Secretariat for Migration (SEM) and implemented by ICMPD.

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) organised training for over than 40 crew members from the Lebanese Civil Defense (LCD) in the Akkar district in northern Lebanon from 22 to 28 of April 2018, within the framework of the technical assistance project Enhanced Capability for Integrated Border Management in Lebanon (IBM Lebanon), funded by the European Union (EU).

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) organized a 5-day study visit (SV) (16 to 20 April 2018) to the Republic of Cyprus (RoC) for 4 officers from the Lebanese Armed Forces, the Internal Security Forces, the Directorate General of General Security and the Lebanese Customs Administration within the framework of the technical assistance project Enhanced Capability For Integrated Border Management in Lebanon (IBM Lebanon), funded by the European Union (EU).

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) organized a 10-day course on advanced document security (16-27/4/2018) for 12 officers and non-commissioned officers from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF), the Internal Security Forces (ISF), the Directorate General of the General Security (GS) and the Lebanese Customs Administration (LCA) within the framework of the Netherlands-funded component of the Enhanced Capability For Integrated Border Management in Lebanon (IBM Lebanon), funded by the European Union.

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) Launched in partnership with the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF), the Lebanese University and the Netherlands Embassy in Lebanon, 3 Master's courses (level 7) for the LAF Military Police (MP), within the framework of the Netherlands-funded component of the Enhanced Capability for Integrated Border Management in Lebanon (IBM Lebanon), funded by the European Union.

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) organized a Study Visit (SV) to Finland (18 – 23 March 2018) on Border Management for 9 officers from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF), the Internal Security Forces (ISF) and the General Directorate of General Security (GS) as part of the Danish Project to Support Land Border Security in Lebanon funded by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) organized a two-week )18-30 March 2018) Search & Rescue Dog-Handling training of trainers (ToT) for the Internal Security Forces (ISF) Dog Handling unit, as part of the Danish Project to Support Land Border Security in Lebanon funded by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs European Union within the framework of the Enhanced Capability For Integrated Border Management in Lebanon (IBM Lebanon),

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) organized two workshops for 6 officers from the Directorate General of the General Security (GS) on human rights at international borders and managing mixed migration flows (March 20-23, 2018). Activities were conducted as part of the technical assistance project Swiss Support to Integrated Border Management (IBM) Lebanon, funded by the Swiss State Secretariat for Migration (SEM) and implemented by ICMPD.

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) facilitated knowledge exchange activities in Romania between the Directorate General of General Security (GS) and the Romanian Border Police from 20 to 30 of March 2018 within the framework of the technical assistance project “Enhanced Capability For Integrated Border Management in Lebanon” (IBM Lebanon), funded by the European Union.

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) organized a 3-day course (27 to 29 of March 2018) on Imposters & Documents (ID) for 15 officers and non-commissioned officers from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) Land Border Regiments 3 and 4 (LBRs) and the Military Police, at the training centre for integrated border management at the Rayak Air Base in the Beqaa within the framework of the Netherlands-funded component of the Enhanced Capability For Integrated Border Management in Lebanon (IBM Lebanon) project, funded by the European Union.