Mission description

Director General Antti Juhani HARTIKAINENDirector General Antti Juhani HARTIKAINEN

EU Border Assistance Mission (EUBAM) in Libya

On 22 May 2013, the Council of the European Union gave the green light for EUBAM Libya, a civilian Mission under the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), to support the Libyan authorities in improving and developing the security of the country’s borders.

This civilian Mission responds to an invitation by Libya and is part of the EU's comprehensive approach, which  supports the Libyan post-conflict reconstruction. EUBAM Libya's initial mandate is for two years; its headquarters is in Tripoli although its work benefits all the country's borders.

Mrl Antti Juhani HARTIKAINEN pdf - 99 KB [99 KB] was appointed as Head of the European Union Integrated Border Management Assistance Mission in Libya (EUBAM Libya) for the period from 22 May 2013 until 21 May 2015.

The annual budget of the Mission is around €26 million.


Background material

Recent press releases and speeches

  • 18/12/2014
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    EU High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini held today a video conference with CSDP missions and operations.

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    Video Conference of HRVP with CSDP missions and opeations
  • 21/10/2014
    Foreign Affairs Council, Luxembourg, 20 October 2014pdf
  • 20/10/2014
    Council conclusions on Libyapdf


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