The Ministry of the Interior drafts legislation on border management and maritime search and rescue, and is responsible for the performance management of the Border Guard. The Border Guard is responsible for border surveillance and maritime search and rescue. The aim is to keep Finland’s borders safe and secure. Responsibility for performing the duties of the Border Guard rests with nine administrative units
Border surveillance »
The aim is to keep Finland’s borders safe and secure.
Maritime search and rescue »
The Border Guard is responsible for rescuing people at sea.
Smart Borders »
The EU is preparing a Smart Borders Package that will improve security of the Union’s external borders.
Agencies and responsibilities »
Responsibility for performing the duties of the Border Guard rests with nine administrative units.
Frontex cooperation »
Frontex — the European Border and Coast Guard Agency — coordinates joint operations between European border authorities.