From July 26-28, the Border Management Programme in Central Asia held a national workshop in Ashgabat that enhanced the cooperation between border guard, migration and customs authorities of Turkmenistan. The workshop also optimized the border and customs controls at checkpoints across the state border. The workshop taught officers from central offices of the Frontier, Migration and Customs Services and border crossing points, responsible for the procedures at the crossing points, about various models and forms of coordinating the work, based on good practices from the European Union. The workshop also offered recommendations on applying the most optimal methods of performing checks on people, vehicles, and goods passing through the border. Experts also proposed solutions for adapting technological schemes in organizing the road border crossing points and cooperation plans for implementing inspections, which will improve the efficiency of border guard and customs controls.