Montenegro - Between 24 September and 3 October 2018, a Common Operation took place in Montenegro in the border area near Shkodra lake, along the border with Albania. The second operation along the newly established “Adriatic” migration route was based on the Regional Risk analysis and involved, visiting officers from 9 countries of the region, who engaged in a common effort aimed at improvement of capacities when dealing with the phenomenon of enhanced migration flow. In addition, representatives of several European Agencies and Organisations also took part in the activities.
The Operation, which additionally serves as an intensive field training activity provided the relevant services with opportunity to exchange knowledge and experience on different procedures (green border surveillance, checks of vehicles, debriefings/interviews with migrants…), equipment and to highlight and address any possible legal and operational gaps.
The activity was conducted within the framework of a project jointly financed by the EU and the Federal Republic of Germany.