Day One

Conference presentations will be conducted in English with French and Spanish simultaneous translation services.
Les présentations de la conférence se dérouleront en anglais avec des services de traduction simultanée en français et en espagnol.
Las presentaciones de la conferencia se realizarán en inglés con servicios de traducción simultánea en francés y español.

Tuesday 8th June 2021

8:30am – Site Visits – Athens International Aiport / Piraeus Port
9.30am – AU-ECOSOCC Workshop


2:00pm – 3.30pm

– Mr Notis Mitarachi, Minister of Migration & Asylum of Greece
– Chief of Greek National Police*
– Chief of Hellenic Coast Guard*

3:30pm-4:00pm – Networking Coffee Break

4:00pm – 5.30pm
Plenary Session – The Latest Threats and Challenges at the Border
With the final collapse of the so-called IS Caliphate, returning foreign fighters are a particular challenge for the next few years, but mass migration, transiting terrorists, cross border organised crime, human trafficking, small arms, weapons of mass destruction and drug smuggling will continue to be areas of major concern for the global border community.

Latest threats and challenges in the Central Asia
Sharipov Zafar, Tajik Border Troops & Abdulloev Khairullo, Tajik Customs Service, Tajikistan

Insider Threats at Ports
Peter Nilsson, Head of Airpol

INTERPOL Washington

Senior Representative, Greek National Police

David Bannister, Chief Inspector – Counter Terrorism Border Operations Centre, Counter Terrorism Policing – National Operations Centre (CTP-NOC)

Carlos Dettleff Beros, General Director for Borders, The National Department of State Borders and Boundaries, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chile