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Peru implement biometric technology to better control immigration, said Digemin

Biometric technology will be implemented in Peru in the near future, to control immigration and provide greater security for businessmen and investors to meet the Bogor Goals of the Forum of Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), said Today the Director General of Migration (Digemin), Juan Alvarez.


Noted that biometrics has a software that interprets the information from the face and iris and changes to a numeric sequence that is unique and compares it to a database and then begins a more secure identification

The Bogor Goals adopted by member economies of APEC in 1994 in Indonesia, aim to end the liberalization of trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific by 2010 for developed economies and 2020 for the economies in development.

"Today, in a world where there is a threat of international terrorism in a globalized world which requires the facilitation of passengers have to have a team facilitation and security," said Alvarez.

He noted that the implementation of this technology is a process, and there are other systems such as fingerprint readers and authentic documents for passports and identity documents, which Peru will put into operation before the appointment of top leaders APEC in November.

"We are already taking the first steps and I am sure that the goals are going to comply because Peru as part of APEC must give ease to businessmen, tourists and also security," he said.

15 indicated that the real will be installed at the airport Jorge Chavez, and at borders and Tumbes deTacna and enable these teams if they are authentic or not by comparing the contents of the database of their respective countries.

The Department participated in the workshop of Business Mobility (BMG), which takes place in the third meeting of senior APEC officials in the National Museum.

He noted that during the workshop was the exchange of experiences among countries of the Asia Pacific as the United States, Mexico, Chile, China, Australia, with respect to security in the migration control.

For his part, Mr policy analyst of the Department of State Security of the United States, pointed out that this reunion is an invaluable opportunity to exchange information and improve security systems of the members of APEC.

The 21 economies that make up APEC are: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Philippines, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Russia, Singapore, South Korea , Chinese Taipei, Thailand and Vietnam.

Source: news agency Andina

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