Tripoli, 2 July 2022 (TDI): The closure ceremony of Document Security Training took place in Libya on Friday. The training was held in Libya and co-organized by the Embassy of the Netherlands in Libya and the European Union Border Association Mission to Libya (EUBAM).

Also, the government of the Netherlands supported the project. M. Abdarrazak Hadad from the Libyan Ministry of Interior and M. Abdelmonem Tibar from the Libyan Embassy in Tunis attended the ceremony.

During the ceremony, Libyan participants received their certificates from the project. To improve the process of border management in Libya, the EUBAM mission to Libya and the Netherlands Police have supported the document security training for a long time.

In addition, Tunis held the last course in March 2022. Afterward, the recent training took place in June 2002 in Libya.

An Introduction to Document Security Training Course

The Document Security Training was initiated in 2017 by the Embassy of the Netherlands in Libya as a two-training program for improved border security.

The goals of the project are to train the participants in effective border management and to localize knowledge of cross-border crime.

As a three-day training program, the course aims to teach theoretical knowledge and practical expertise in document security control.

The training includes combating and counterfeiting the forgery of documents. Moreover, the training contains both short and long courses.

The Libyan Border Authorities offer several levels of Document Security Courses. It enables the participants to recognize forged documents at the national and international level and during judicial proceedings.

The courses usually introduce document security recognition techniques to participants such as watermark recognition and printing techniques.

Meanwhile, the project also teaches the trainees how to recognize and counter the Visa falsification methods.

The EU border and security mission in Libya, EUBAM has also provided great support in this document security training process through law enforcement and border management.