The programme aims to support more systematically the services provided by individual Member States in securing the border free area. The objectives of this fund is to support a common visa policy to facilitate legitimate travel and ensure equal treatment of third country nationals and tackle irregular migration in EU Member States. Furthermore, it aims to support border management and ensure a high level of protection of external borders in conformity with the Schengen acquis.
Border crossing infrastructure and any other systems required at border crossing, operating equipment and IT systems for management of migration flows, studies and pilot projects will be amongst the supported activities under this fund.
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