Presentation on theme: "Impact of Training Under the Pilot Project on Security for Tourism and Recreational Facilities, Regional Perspective Washington DC 04 March 2008 Colonel."— Presentation transcript:
Impact of Training Under the Pilot Project on Security for Tourism and Recreational Facilities, Regional Perspective Washington DC 04 March 2008 Colonel Antony Anderson
Topics Set the context in which CWC 2007 was held Major Event Security UNICRI International Permanent Observatory (IPO) and the Public/Private Partnership (PPP) initiative Business continuity and the relevance of PPPs Using event based initiatives to strengthen normal security arrangements.
CWC 2007 Third largest sporting event in the World
Security Concerns Crimes against visitors Crimes by visitors Trafficking in humans and illegal migration Trafficking of contraband Terrorism Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear attacks Disasters – Natural, Health
CWC 2007 Third largest sporting event in the World Held in Nine Countries Separated by Water
CWC 2007 Third largest sporting event in the World Held in Nine Countries Separated by Water A number of the participating nations from outside the region have significant domestic security challenges.
Participating Countries (16) Australia Bermuda EnglandIndia Kenya Pakistan South Africa West Indies Bangladesh Canada The Netherlands Ireland New Zealand Scotland Sri Lanka Zimbabwe
CWC 2007 Third Largest Sporting Event in the World Held in Nine Countries Separated by Water A number of the participating nations from outside the region have significant domestic security challenges. Largely Tourism based economies The capacity of State and Private Security within host nations vary significantly. What affects one affects all
Security Measures Created a single domestic space – New borders – Special Visa Arrangements Implemented Regional Security Arrangements – IMPACS – Permanent Security Management body of CARICOM – COPACS – Physical Security - Land, Air, Sea – RIFC - Intelligence – JRCC – Border control – Communications Centre – Media management
Security Structure Regional Security National Security Event Security State/Private Security and Public Awareness
Major Event Security Categories – Major Sporting Events – Summits – Mass Gatherings Organisations – UNICRI IPO – Initiative to develop capacity in Americas – INTERPOL
Public/Private Partnerships UNICRI – Brainstorming session November 2007 – March 2008 Private Sector – Owners of Vulnerable Targets – Solution Providers – Crisis Management
Business Continuity Planning Sectoral or Geographic – Project Griffin – London Met Police Tourism and Recreational Facilities – Non–Security threats – Crime – Disasters – Terrorism
Entrenching Event Security Measures Development of normal relations between Private and State Security – Joint Training Opportunities – Forum for Interaction – Synergy from Development of Relationships Hardening of vulnerable sectors through assistance with business continuity and contingency planning. Private Sector as an information gathering network.
Conclusion The type of training CICTE offered to the region made for a more secure environment during CWC 2007 The interface between the State Security arms and Private Security can reap benefits for both. During Major Events the vulnerable target is often those not considered Venues. Public/Private sector cooperation in security is critical to Tourism Based Economies.