EU4IBMTR: Drafting of a National IBM Strategy and Updating of the National Action Plan to Implement Türkiye’s IBM Strategy

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Project Team

Habip Kubilay Demiray

Project Officer

Selin Poçan Barutçuoğlu

Project Manager

Duty Stations
Ankara, Türkiye
November 2021 to May 2024
European Union
Ministry of Interior
Ministry of National Defence
Ministry of Trade
Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Ministry of Health
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Civil society and local communities, private sector


EU4IBMTR Project`s aim is to develop a tailored national IBM Strategy for Türkiye, and an updated National Action Plan for its implementation.
The project is funded by the EU Commission, with funds from the IPA II mechanism in the amount of 2,000,000 EUR. The main beneficiary is the Ministry of Interior, while the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) is responsible for project management and implementation. The other beneficiaries of the project are “Ministry of National Defence, Ministry of Trade, Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, civil society, local communities and private sector.
EU4IBMTR Project will review the current Integrated Border Management (IBM) system in Türkiye and develop an improved/optimised national IBM model for Türkiye. In the following step, the selected model will be further developed into a tailored National IBM Strategy for Türkiye, and an updated National Action Plan for its implementation will be developed.
In addition to the development of new IBM model and related policy documents, the EU4IBMTR Project will also aim to support related institutions and agencies to put the new IBM Strategy and Action Plan into practice through effective policies and implementing measures and ensure continuous monitoring and evaluation of the implementation.