The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) invited CT Strategies’ Charles Bartoldus, to present at their ‘Public-Private Dialogue on Trade Facilitation’ in Buenos Aires to share his expertise on risk management in cargo and passenger screening. Mr. Bartoldus draws on his experience as the first Executive Director of National Targeting and Security, at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and as Senior Director of Transportation & Border Security at the White House National Security Staff
In his presentation, Bartoldus’ discussed the key pillars of the World Customs Organization (WCO) SAFE Framework of Standards. These pillars, which can be adapted to both developed and developing nations to enhance trade facilitation and risk management strategy, reduce costs, improve efficiency, and facilitate commerce.
The ‘Public-Private Dialogue on Trade Facilitation’ was held March 30-31, 2016.