Border Agencies and Management gear up for World BORDERPOL Congress
The 3rd World BORDERPOL Congress opens on 9th December in Budapest, Hungary, which will see the largest gathering of international border agencies, agencies at the borders, border management and protection experts.
Hosted by the Hungarian Ministry of Interior and Hungarian National Police, the 2014 World BORDERPOL Congress brings together like minded leaders of the worlds border security establishments to contribute to making the world a safer place, through the continual development and maintenance of the 3C’s , that is cooperation, communication and consultation.
With an exciting line up of speakers from around the world, and hot topics for discussion, the World BORDERPOL Congress delivers the opportunity for addressing the real issues and needs to ensure more secure borders.
Opening Keynote Presentations
Following an opening welcome from Lt.Gen Károly Papp, Chief Commissioner of the Hungarian National Police, Col dr Gizella Vas, Head of Hungarian Border Policing Unit, Hungarian National Police will deliver an opening keynote presentation at the 3rd World BORDERPOL Congress, setting the scene and tone of discussion at this years gathering of border agencies and agencies at the border.
Minister Vladimir Goshin, Member of the Board – Minister in charge of Customs Cooperation of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), will deliver an opening keynote presentation discussing aspects of ECC work connected with the unification of corpus delicti and sanctions for customs crimes (smuggling, illegal import and export of pieces of art, drugs, etc.). He will also discuss coordination of all border agencies in the Union (customs, border services, immigration) and the simplification of customs codes and processes.
Top Quality Congress Programme
The Congress programme includes situational overviews in the opening plenary 'Migration Movement Challenges from Human Trafficking to Illegal Migration - A global overview' that will see a series of presentations including the new Director General of Immigration, Ministry of Law and Human Rights, Republic of Indonesia and David Alania, Chief Officer. Police Captain. Border Patrol, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Georgia
This year’s Congress will see panel discussions on 'Adopting to the changing environment: what border security administrations must do to remain effective' and 'In the e-age of documents what is the life expectancy of the passport booklet?', with senior officials from organisations including the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority, International Organisation for Migration, Royal Netherlands Marechaussee and INTERPOL.
SPEAKERS CONFIRMED INCLUDE:
- Teresa Hardy, Deputy Director – Head of Carrier Delivery & Engagement, Border Force – Home Office, UK
- James Douglass, Transport Protective Security Lead, National CT Policing HQ, UK
- George Trebess, Aviation Protective Security Manager, National CT Policing HQ, UK
- Mr Olaitan J O, Deputy Comptroller General, Investigation, Inspectorate and Enforcement (IIE) Directorate, Nigeria Immigration Service
- J.J.M. (Hans) de Moel, Policy Officer, Royal Netherlands Marechaussee, Netherlands
- Ferenc Banf, Director, European Police College (CEPOL)
- Clarence Yeo, Commissioner, Immigration & Checkpoints Authority, Singapore
- Ralph Markert, Assistant Director, International Partnerships & Development, INTERPOL
- Dr. Ahmed Alzahrani, Project Manager, Ministry Of Interior, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
- David Alania, Chief officer. Police captain. Border Patrol, Ministry of Internal Affair, Georgia
- Cephas Makunike, Zimbabwe Revenue Authority
- Ioan Buda, Director General, Romanian Border Police
- Director General of Immigration, Ministry of Law and Human Rights, Republic of Indonesia
- Mr. Muhamad Anil Shah Abdullah, Director for Police Services, Assistant Commissioner of Police, ASEANAPOL
- Ricardo Bn. Baretzky, President, ECIPS (CYBERPOL program)
- Ms Angiolelli-Mayer, Project Manager Passenger Facilitation, IATA, Switzerland
- Andrus Oovel, Head of the Border Security Programme and Chairman of International Advisory Board for Border Security, Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), Switzerland
- Commodore Vasan Seshadri (ret’d), Head Strategy and Security Studies, Center for Asia Studies, India
- Louis-Lyonel Voiron, President, World Anti-Illicit Traffic Organization
- Ms. Helen Marano, Vice President Government & Industry Affairs, World Travel & Tourism Council, United Kingdom
- Tom Tass, Executive Director, BORDERPOL
BORDERPOL is inviting the industry to Budapest, Hungary to join the largest gathering of border agencies and agencies at the border to discuss and debate how working and collaborating with international partners can improve border security for us all. In our totally interdependent world finding solutions to protect national interests are becoming more and more challenging.
The Ministry of Interior and Hungarian National Police are supporting and will be actively participating in the 3rd World BORDERPOL Congress, encouraging nations to cooperate, communicate and consult with one another, in these challenging times for border security.
BORDERPOL has enjoyed a long and fruitful relationship with the Hungarian border management community and Budapest is the home of the BORDERPOL European Secretariat.
For further information visit: www.world-borderpol-congress.com