Frontex in the Border Security Management System of the European Union




agency, security, border, migration, zone


The main purpose of this article is to describe the EU Agency, which is the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (FRONTEX), as well as to present the role it plays in the EU's external border management system. The study uses qualitative methods and the source of information was an analysis of the content of documents and the subject literature. In the first part of the article, the authors present basic information on the asylum and migration policy of the EU. Then, they describe the EU's external border management system and indicate the role of FRONTEX in this system, characterizing the Agency's instruments, i.e. EUROSUR, ETIAS and FADO. The main part of the article focuses on the structure and tasks of FRONTEX.  Summing up, they draw attention to globalization, cultural, economic and military changes, which bring with them serious threats and disturb the stable existence of citizens of the European Union. The article also proves that the FRONTEX Agency significantly increases the level of security of the European Union.


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2023-03-03 — Updated on 2023-03-20


How to Cite

ciekanowski, zbigniew, Nowicka, J., & Żurawski, S. (2023). Frontex in the Border Security Management System of the European Union. De Securitate Et Defensione. O Bezpieczeństwie I Obronności, 8(2), 176–186. (Original work published March 3, 2023)