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CARICOM Immigration, Customs Officers to receive training on CSME


Posted in: Press Releases | 09 June 2017 | Release Ref #: 100/2017 | 62

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    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) CARICOM Immigration and Customs Officers will undergo training next week to clarify the roles and functions of Border Officers. The training is also geared at ensuring that there is a common understanding of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) in general, and the Free Movement of Persons (FMP) in particular.

    The Train-the-Trainers Workshop for Immigration and Customs Officers is being held by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat 13- 14 June in Barbados. It is part of the Tenth European Development Fund CSME Economic Integration Programme.

    The Workshop will also include a module on Customer Service and on Effective Communication.

    In addition to further strengthening and building the capacity of these officials on the CARICOM Free Movement regimes, it is expected that this intervention will enhance their ability to train their peers upon their return home. In light of this and the follow-up that is required to make this intervention successful and sustain the efforts, there will be a need to ensure that further training activities take place at the National Level.


    CSME stands for CARICOM Single MARKET & Economy.

    The CSME Unit of the CARICOM Secretariat is the implementation office which assists the Member States in fulfilling the requirements of the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas.

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