Border guards serving at the “Kyiv airport” improved their skills on detection forged documents

MIL OSI – Source: Government of Ukraine – Press Release/Statement

Headline: Border guards serving at the “Kyiv airport” improved their skills on detection forged documents

Yesterday
at the airport “Kyiv”, international
experts working in the field of security conducted training on identifying
false passport documents for the border agency staff.

The event
was organized within the previous arrangements between the State Border Guard
Service of Ukraine, the Diplomatic Security Service of the US Embassy in
Ukraine and through the mediation of the OSCE Special monitoring mission in
Ukraine. During this training the border guards of the “New face of the
border” serving at the airport got acquainted with new samples of passport
documents and visas of different countries, improved skills on detection forged
documents and studied modern methods of passport documents protection. At the
same time, in order to improve professional skills and linguistic background
the training for staff of the pilot project was conducted in English.

At the end
of the event 50 border guards received certificates of the US Embassy in
Ukraine, confirming their participation in the course on improvement practical
skills in detecting forgeries of passport documents.

In
addition, the Director of the SBGU Personnel Department Elena Volobuieva discussed with foreign partners the development
of further cooperation. In particular, the regional security officer of the US
Embassy in Ukraine Jeffrey Roberts noted that the US Embassy is already
considering the possibility of carrying out for the SBGSU personnel English
learning courses, tactical medicine courses, fire training and psychological
support.