CAPS will also contribute to improving access to CSM rights as a result of factors such as the following:
There is a large cadre of persons trained around the Region who can utilize, train and promote CAPS and in so doing promote the CSM.
The Document and Workflow Management System (DWMS) is a crucial component of the larger initiative to make the rights under the CSM more accessible and to ensure a higher level of efficiency and effectiveness in the processing of these rights. The system will contribute to the achievement of the full integration of the national markets of Member States of the Community into a single, unified and open market area.
The Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas calls for the modernisation of Governments Bureaucracies by inter alia:
In addition to addressing these Treaty mandates, the system will also generate reliable data on the movement in the Single Market. This has been a challenge the Community and Member States have been grappling with over the life of the CSM.
The system is a fully integrated web-based information management system which will facilitate the movement of skilled persons, temporary service providers and business persons across the twelve (12) participating Member States, by efficiently processing a significant number of documents which fall under the following processes:
Expected Outcomes of the Document and Workflow Management System
The expected outcomes of the Document and Workflow Management System are:
(a) Improved application procedures, efficiency in the processing and approval and increased overall user friendliness of the system;
(b) Harmonised and standardised application throughout the twelve (12) participating Member States; and
(c) Improved capability to collect and capture reliable data which will enable Member States and the Community to formulate/develop policy and take decisions based on factual information.