The overall objective of the instrument is to contribute to a high level of security in the European Union while facilitating legitimate travel by ensuring effective management of the Union's external borders and efficient visa processing for the Schengen area (a borderless area covering 22 EU and four associated countries): Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland).
It aims to support:
For more information about the Internal Security Fund:
Financial Framework 2014-2020. Internal Security Fund
Internal Security Fund