ISF-B / V
The objective of the Fund is to ensure a high level of security and prevention of crime, while at the same time it facilitates legitimate travel and also ensures the efficient management of the EU external borders. The general objective of the Internal Security Fund is to ensure a high level of security in the EU through financial support in the field of external borders management and common visa policy.
The political discussion between the Greek institutions and the European Commission was carried out with the assistance of the European and Development Programs Division (EDPD) in September 2013, resulting in the development of strategies and the adoption of main points of interest for both parties.
The National Programme of Greece for support from the European Internal Security Fund for the programming period 2014-2020 was approved with the no. C(2015) 5312/31-07-2015 Decision of the European Commission. The total budget of the actions to be funded by the European Internal Security Fund- Borders and Visa amounts to €204,449,184, including Specific Actions (FRONTEX Equipment). The European participation rate for this Sector is 75%, while the European participation rate for Specific Actions (FRONTEX Equipment) is 90%.
The European Internal Security Fund- Borders and Visa includes funding actions that aim at achieving the following Specific Objectives: