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Silvia Kolligs-Tuffery

Policy Officer, Visa and Document Security Unit, Directorate for Migration and Mobility and Innovation, DG General Migration and Home Affairs, European Commission


Mrs Kolligs-Tuffery works as a senior policy officer in the Visa and Document Security Unit of the Directorate for Migration and Mobility and Innovation in Directorate General Migration and Home Affairs at the European Commission. Her main task is to define, implement and co-ordinate policy, legislative and operational developments regarding Document Security Policy.

She also chairs the committee created by Article 6 of Regulation (EC) 1683/95 on a uniform format for visas. This committee is composed of experts from Member States. It is responsible for developing technical specifications for a uniform format for visas, residence permits for third-country nationals, passports and other travel documents issued by Member States.

Mrs Kolligs-Tuffery also ensures the Commission is represented at other international institutions such as ICAO (NTWG and TAG).


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