London, United Kingdom, June 10, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Jason Kenney was appointed Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism on October 30, 2008. He was reappointed to the portfolio on May 18, 2011 and given the added responsibility of Chair of the Cabinet Committee on Operations.
Minister Kenney will bring his years of experience in the Canadian Cabinet and position as Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, to address the heads of leading international border and immigration forces.
He will be joined at the event by Damian Green MP, UK Immigration Minister who will be giving the opening address.
Other high profile speakers confirmed so far include:
· Police Chief Quaestor Ioan Buda, General Inspector, Border Police of Romania
· Police General Nenad Banovic, Head of Border Police Directorate, Serbia
· Colonel Antti Hartikainen, Director General of National Board of Customs, Finland
· Tony Smith, Executive Board Member & Senior Responsible Owner, London 2012 Olympic Programme, UK Border Force, UK
· Major Grzegorz Niemiec, Deputy Director of the Commanding Centre, Polish Border Guards
A full conference programme can be found at www.borderpol-event.org
The event will bring together some of the world’s senior policy makers, practitioners and players to discuss and debate the current and future issues facing the border management, security and migration management sector.
For further information visit: www.borderpol-event.org
BORDERPOL® - The World Border Organization, is a 21st Century body dedicated to improving border security and standardizing international procedures and processes. Recognizing the need for the establishment of a global home to over 1000 border related services BORDERPOL was officially registered in March 2003 as a non-profit international association in Canada with its General Secretariat located in Ottawa. In concert with the EU Secretariat in Budapest opened in 2005 and the Asia Secretariat established in India in 2011, BORDERPOL facilitates co-operation and consultations among likeminded border services and related agencies.
BORDERPOL is governed by its Constitution and senior representatives from national border policing services provide policy oversight to the organizations Executive through the BORDERPOL Exploratory Committee (BEXCOM).
Representatives to BEXCOM:
United Kingdom (UK Border Agency, Ports Police)
New Zealand (Department of Labour, Immigration Service)
Republic of South Africa (South African Police Service Border Division)
Hungary (National Police Service)
Peoples Republic of China (Public Security)
Norway (National Police Service)
Republic of Maldives (Department of Immigration and Emigration)
Singapore* (Immigration and Checkpoints Authority)
United States of America* (United States Border Patrol)
Azerbaijan*(State Border Guard Service)
Burundi (Ministry of Public Security)
Neil Walker, Events Director