The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) organized the second advanced training on Dual Use Chemicals (DUCs) and the Use of Improvised Explosives Devices (IEDs) for 17 trainees from June 5th  to 16th , 2017 from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF), the Internal Security Forces (ISF), the Directorate General of the General Security (DGSG), the Lebanese Customs Administration (LCA) and the Directorate General of the Lebanese Civil Defence (LCD), at the LCA Training Centre (Beirut seaport).

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) organized two Imposters and Documents (ID) courses from 19th to 23rd of June 2017 at the Internal Security Forces (ISF) Academy in Aramoun to an audience of over 40 LAF, ISF and Banque du Liban (BDL) participants. The course was provided 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.

On the occasion of the European Union (EU) Border Guard Day, the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) organized a seminar on Syrian documents, forged Schengen visas and the new Lebanese passports within the framework of the EU - funded technical assistance project Enhanced Capability For Integrated Border Management in Lebanon (IBM Lebanon).

The Study Visit (SV) to Cyprus took place between 22/05 and 26/05 and was hosted by the UK High Commission, the UK Sovereign Base Area Administration and the Cyprus National Guard. The SV focused on a) regional fiscal crime b) regional organised crime c) irregular Migration d) UK border controls/surveillance d) work of the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre e) UN boundary controls/surveillance. The major components are as follos;

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) organised a three-day expert training event on human rights (May 22-24, 2017) for 17 officers from the Directorate General of the General Security (DGSG) and a representative of the Ministry of Social Affairs (MoSA) at its offices in Beirut. The event was funded by the Swiss State Secretariat for Migration (SEM) and implemented within the framework of the EU-funded project Enhanced Capability for Integrated Border Management in Lebanon (IBM) implemented by ICMPD.

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) organized an advanced training on Dual Use Chemicals (DUCs) and the Use of Improvised Explosives Devices (IEDs) for 14 trainees from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF), the Internal Security Forces (ISF), the Directorate General of the General Security (DGSG), the Lebanese Customs Administration (LCA) and the Directorate General of the Lebanese Civil Defense (LCD), from May 8th to 19th , 2017 at the LCA Training Centre at Beirut seaport. The trainees were selected by their agencies from the 128 participants that had previously attended the DUCs Foundation Training organized by ICMPD between December 2016 and April 2017. Within the framework of the Enhanced Capability For Integrated Border Management in Lebanon (IBM Lebanon) implemented by ICMPD and funded by the European Union.

From 15 to 20 May 2017, the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), in cooperation with the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee (KMar), organized a series of document security activities  with the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF). These activities were provided 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.

Between 24 April and 5 May, ICMPD delivered dedicated training for the Lebanese Civil Defense (LCD) for the first time within the framework of the European Union (EU) funded technical assistance project Enhanced Capability for Integrated Border Management in Lebanon (IBM Lebanon). In total, 4 Border Crossing Point (BCP) Emergency Response training events were delivered to over 60 LCD staff.

The subjects included the following:

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) organised a three-day expert training event on migration (May 3-5, 2017) for 17 officers from the Directorate General of the General Security (DGSG) at its offices in Beirut. The event was funded by the Swiss State Secretariat for Migration (SEM) and implemented within the framework of the EU-funded project Enhanced Capability for Integrated Border Management in Lebanon (IBM) implemented by ICMPD.