Day One

WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU – 5th-7th OCTOBER 2021

Tuesday 5th October 2021

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

1:30pm-2:00pm
MINISTERIAL OPENING AND WELCOME

2:00pm – 3.30pm
OPENING KEYNOTE

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

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

Shri Rakesh Asthana, IPS, Director General, Border Security Force

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