18th PARLIAMENTARY SECURITY-INTELLIGENCE FORO
On July 29 and 30th 2021, the 18th Parliamentary Security-Intelligence Foro was held in Panama at the Parlatino Headquarters. Conferences and discussion panels are available on line.
The Latin American Parliament (Parlatino), located in Panama, hosted the 18th Parliamentary Forum on Intelligence and Security, in which local and international authorities and experts in the fight against organized crime participated.
PRESENTATION MS CELINA REALUYO MR JOSEPH HUMIRE
Joseph Humire, Executive Director, Center for a Free and Secure Society and Celina Realuyo, Professor of Practice, William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University.
CENTRAL BANK DIGITAL CURRENCIES
Participants: Erik Bethel, Distinguished Member of the Digital Chamber of Commerce, and Paul Touw, Former Head of Strategy, E-Commerce, US Department of State.
“BEST PRACTICES” AML/CTF
Participants: Andreas Frank, AML / CFT advisor to the German Parliament, the Council of Europe and the European Parliament, Andreas Jahn, Senior Foreign Policy Advisor to the German Parliament, Jeffrey Cooper, Director of Fintech at SAS and Former Director of Operations Internationals, IRS Criminal Investigation, Mariano Federici Director at K2 Integrity and Former President of the Egmont Group and Pete de la Cuesta Legal Attaché of the FBI of the US Embassy in Panama.
Participants: Bill Cassidy, United States Senator and Marco Rubio, United States Senator.
TRADE BASED MONEY LAUNDERING
Participants: Bill Cassidy, United States Senator, Andreas Schwarz, Member of the German Parliament and Dr. Emanuele Ottolenghi, Foundation for the Defense of Democracies.
5G SECURITY CHALLENGES
Participants: John Strand, CEO, Strand Consulting, Riddhi Dasgupta, Former Deputy General Counsel, US Department of Homeland Security, Molly Hollowell, Deputy Economic Counsel, United States Embassy in Panama.
MITIGATING CYBER SECURITY THREATS TO DEFENSE AND FINANCE SYSTEMS AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Participants: Marco Zanni, MEP from Italy, Scott Taylor, Former Member of the US House of Representatives, Victoria Beckman, Director of Digital Crime Unit (DCU) Americas and Surjeet Mahant, CEO of K2 Integrity and Head of Cyber Risk Management Services.
REGIONAL SECURITY PERSPECTIVES
Participants: Jorge Pizarro, President of Parlatino, Severino Mejía, Security Advisor to the Presidency in Panama and Jorge Villalba, Deputy Director of the Financial Analysis Unit of Panama (UAF).
BLOCKCHAIN / BITCOIN ILLICIT FINANCE
Participants: James Caleb Boggs, Co-Leader of Fintech, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, King & Spalding, Patrick Campos, Director of Strategy, Securrency, Jackson Mueller, Director of Policy and Government Relations, Securrency and Seth Hertlein, Head of Policy and Government Relations, Stellar Development Foundation.
Participants: Sarah Paquet, President of the IEWG (Egmont Group); Director and CEO of FINTRAC / CANAFE, Joseph Humire, Executive Director, Center for a Free and Secure Society and Celina Realuyo, Professor of Practice, William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University.
ADVERSARIAL FOREIGN INVESTMENTS
Participants: Brent McIntosh, former Under Secretary for International Affairs of the United States Department of the Treasury.
EXTINCTION OF DOMAIN TO COMBAT TRANSNATIONAL CRIME
Participants: Juan Manuel Pino, Minister of Public Security of Panama, Germán Garavano, former Minister of Justice and Human Rights of Argentina, Alejo Campos, Regional Director - COO, CBLA Crime Stoppers, Luis Petri, Deputy of the Nation, Argentina , Armando Padilla Justice Advisor to the United States Embassy in Panama.
PARLATINO – MODEL LAW TO COMBAT ILLICIT TRADE AND TRANSNATIONAL CRIME
Participants: Senator Silvia Giacoppo, Alternate Secretary of Commissions of PARLATINO, Werner Ovalle, Intendant of Customs of Guatemala and Regional Vice President of the World Customs Organization for the Americas and the Caribbean, Albert Sandy, Executive Secretary - Customs Council and Caribbean Law Enforcement (CCLEC) and Juan Carlos Buitrago, former Chief of the Economic and Financial Police.
FREE TRADE ZONES AND TRANSNATIONAL CRIME
Participants: Giovanni Ferrari, General Manager of the Colon Free Zone, Piotr Stryszowski, Director of Public Governance of the OECD and Juan José Vides, Director of Customs of Honduras.
REGIONAL SECURITY PERSPECTIVES
Participants: Michael Chen, Vice President of the Colon Chamber of Commerce, Mauricio Vieira, Head of the Chair for the Fight against Illicit Trade and Prevention of Transnational Organized Crime of the United Nations University for Peace and Elías Castillo , Executive Secretary of PARLATINO.