CEO/Commissioner of Customs, Mrs. Velma Ricketts Walker, alongside Pedro Miguel Perez Betancourt - Director General Cuba Customs (left) and Kunio Mikuriya, Secretary General, World Customs Organisation (WCO) at the Regional Conference of Customs Directors General for the Americas and the Caribbean Region, being held in Cuba from May 15-16, 2017.
The conference is being held under the theme: "Achieving Customs Excellence through the Regional Strategic Plan" and encompasses three main regional strategic goals:
To strengthen efficient and coordinated border management that considers both facilitation and security.
To promote the compliance of Customs regulations through the implementation of programmes aligned with international standards.
To develop the capacity of Customs Officers to ensure an efficient and quality service, assuring compliance with the institutional mission of Customs.