The Operational Controls Team aims at tackling smuggling at the EU land border and thus to be more efficient in preventing budget loss to the Member States.
The Team organizes coordinated customs control activities in the BCP and also on the roads close to the green border for commercial and passenger traffic in all CELBET Member States. The team cooperates closely with RM Team and ME Team. OC Team developed together with FRONTEX a Training material for Customs and Border Guards at non- commercial traffic BCP. Practical experience of the experts is employed further in CELBET 2 for developing training materials within CELBET and moreover with FRONTEX.
The team leader is from Romania. Experts are from Latvia, Croatia, Poland and Lithuania.