Sint Maarten represented at the 8th US-Caribbean Security Cooperation Dialogue
Acting Head of the National Security Service of Sint Maarten Mr. Jerome Beeldsnijder, represented Sint Maarten on behalf of the Ministry of Justice at the 8th US-Caribbean Security Cooperation Dialogue held in Washington DC last week on Thursday May 16th.
The Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI) and CARICOM IMPACS (Implementing Agency for Crime and Security) the security directorate for CARICOM were the two main topics during the event.
Other topics of interest discussed in relation to National Security and security awareness were;
• Cyber and Cybersecurity Issues
• Telecommunications Issues
• Digital media and Crime
• Countering Violent Extremism / Social Media
• Border security & Advanced Passenger Information System (APIS)
• Regional Cooperation
• Information Sharing
• Maritime Interdiction
• Emerging Threats
• Trends & Best Practices