DELEGATE AND SPEAKER REGISTRATION WELCOME & AGENDA OVERVIEW
Setting the Agenda:
Euro-Atlantic Security and Integration of the Black Sea Region.
Energy security & unresolved regional conflicts.
Identifying concrete steps for the Black Sea region
Post 9/11 security challenges
Relationship between cigarettes, narcotics & other traditional smuggling activities and potential WMD acquisition efforts by rogue states and terrorist groups.
Improving co-operation between governments, inter-governmental agencies and the private sector regarding illicit trafficking in the region.
RECEPTION & WELCOME DINNER
The NATO Perspective - Working with Partner Countries to Counter
Illicit Trafficking and related security threats in the Black Sea and
ROUNDTABLE: COUNTER-TRAFFICKING CHALLENGES IN THE BLACK SEA REGION
Security and the Role of the Organization for Black Sea Economic
Current Regional counter-trafficking cooperation
Traditional Contraband Channels (Tobacco, Drugs, Pharmaceuticals etc.)
Shortfalls in International and National Controls over high-risk
commodities such as Sealed Radioactive Sources
Improvised Explosive Devices
Terrorist capabilities in the Region
11:00-13:00: ROUNDTABLE: STRATEGIC COOPERATION TO
COUNTER ILLICIT TRAFFICKING IN THE REGION
Strengthening cooperation between organizations & agencies responsible for counter trafficking:
BSEC, IAEA, EU, US & Russian Support for Regional Counter Trafficking Programs
Public-private sector cooperation
Customs, Police and other Law Enforcement
Warnings & Indicators
Intelligence & Information Sharing
14:30-17:00 ROUNDTABLE: TECHNICAL COOPERATION -DETECTION & INTERDICTION OF RADIOACTIVE SOURCES & OTHER SECURITY THREATS
Technical Shortfalls & Requirements in the Black Sea Region
International Technical Cooperation Agreements
Pooling of resources - sharing monitoring and detection equipment etc.
Implementation of IAEA Tec Docs - Prevention of Illicit Trafficking
Legislative Requirements for cooperation
19:30 RECEPTION: Followed by DINNER
9:00-11:00 ROUNDTABLE: ACTION ITEMS AND CLOSING REMARKS
Issues: Findings and Action Items
11:00 COFFEE BREAK