Lithuania-Poland-Russia ENPI Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013
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Lithuania-Poland-Russia ENPI Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013 BW

Improvement of accessibility of the state border between the Republic of Lithuania and the Russian Federation by increasing throughput capacity of border control points (BCP) Panemunė and Kybartai

Beneficiary Klaipėda Regional Customs Office (Lithuania)

Partner Kaunas Regional Customs Office (Lithuania)
Kaliningrad Regional Customs Office (Russia)

Total budget 4000.00 €

Programme Contribution 3600.00 €

Duration 18 months

Priority 1 - Contributing to solving common problems and challenges

Measure 1.2. Accessibility improvement

Project ref. number LPR1/010/174

The overall objective of the project is to speed up the customs control procedures making faster the passenger and cargo transit through the Panemunė-Sovetsk and Kybartai-Černyševskoe border crossing points.

It will be achieved through improvement of vehicle traffic management and increasing of efficiency of the custom control at the BCPs of the cooperation area countries as well as through enhancement of inter-agency cooperation of law enforcement agencies across borders of Lithuanian and Russia.

In the aftermath of the project these measures will reduce the time for performing border formalities for passengers crossing the state borders. It will also decrease the queues of cargo vehicles on the border which in its turn will improve the general environmental situation.

Efficient measures for the fight against the illegal turnover of goods will be implemented; this will result in creating more favorable conditions for the development of legal trade.

Following activities will be implemented:

• Modern, high flow capacity x-ray equipment will be introduced at the Panemunė and    Kybartai international BCPs.

• Trainings for the Lithuanian Customs officials to use the acquired x-ray equipment        will be carried out.

• 18 meetings of the inter-institutional Working Group will take place and 6 meetings      of the project Steering Committee will be organized.

The Lithuania – Poland – Russia Programme
is co-financed with the funds from the European Union
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