Prime Minister of Curacao to Address Caribbean Basin Coastal Surveillance and Maritime...

Prime Minister of Curacao to Address Caribbean Basin Coastal Surveillance and Maritime Security Summit



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LONDON, Feb. 28,
2013 /PRNewswire/ — Daniel Hodge, the Prime Minister of Curacao is set to
address Defence IQ’s Caribbean Basin Coastal Surveillance and Maritime Security
Summit (CABSEC) on the 12 – 14 March 2013 in Curacao:

http://www.cabsecevent.com

 

The participants including ambassadors, defence
ministers, senior government officials, chiefs of navies, defence staff and
coast guards involved in regional and hemispheric security will discuss maritime
security priorities and enforcement requirements for the region:

http://www.cabsecevent.com

 

With the European Union drawing up its Joint
EU-Caribbean strategy, the USA strengthening security along this major drug
route and Brazil and other Latin American nations increasing efforts to secure
this crucial export route, CABSEC comes at an important time for maritime
security in the region. Solutions to the regions’ maritime security challenges
and funding streams will also be under discussion.

 

Senior officials will attend the CABSEC Summit
including:

 

  • H.E. Mario Zamora Cordero,
    the Minister for Public Security of Costa Rica
  • H.E. Ambassador Larry
    Palmer, the U.S. Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean
  • H.E. Ambassador Robert
    Kopecky, the Head of Delegation of the EU to Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and
    Tobago, and the Dutch Overseas Countries and Territories
  • H.E. Ambassador Adam
    Blackwell, Secretary of Multidimensional Security, Organization of American
    States
  • H.E. Lucita Moeniralam, the
    Netherlands Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago
  • Vice Admiral Edwin Dominici,
    Chief of Staff, The Navy of the Dominican Republic
  • Lieutenant General Guy
    Thibault , Chair of Inter-American Defence Board (IADB), Organization of
    American States
  • Major General Kenrick
    Maharaj, Chief of Defence Staff, Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force
  • Major General Richard
    Foster, Deputy Commander (Continental), Canadian Joint Operations Command
  • Major General Rene Osorio,
    Chief of Joint Staff, Armed Forces of Honduras

 

The CABSEC Summit includes a dedicated focus day
on Counter-Narcotics, providing international perspectives on tackling the
illicit traffic in narcotics and its global implications.

 

CABSEC will be attended by industry leaders and
businesses with solutions to enhance coastal surveillance and maritime security.
Sponsors include Damen Shipyards, Aerodata AG, Beechcraft Corporation,
Venezuelan firm Aviaservice; Spanish defence giant Indra Sistemas, Swedish
defence and security company Saab and Swedish Space Corporation, fastest-growing
Canadian defence contractor Provincial Aerospace, along with Alphatron, Esri,
OCEA and Pon Power and Caterpillar.


 


Notes:

 

CABSEC: 12 – 14 March, Curacao.

 

Contact Details: 
+44 (0) 20 7368 9737

enquire@defenceiq.com


http://www.cabsecevent.com

 

SOURCE  Defence IQ

Prime Minister of Curacao to Address Caribbean Basin Coastal Surveillance and Maritime Security Summit