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WCO support to North Macedonia in building capacity on Customs Valuation

The World Customs Organization (WCO) organized a national workshop on Customs valuation for the benefit of the Customs Administration of North Macedonia on 7 - 11 November 2022.

WCO supported Moldova Customs in improved application of Rules of Origin

From 7 to 11 November 2022, the World Customs Organization (WCO), under the sponsorship of the Customs Cooperation Fund of Germany (CCF-Germany), successfully conducted a national workshop on Rules of Origin in Chisinău, Moldova.

Regional consultations on WCO modernization with EUR region

On 7 November 2022 the WCO conducted its third regional consultation on WCO modernization, this time with the Europe (EUR) region. Thirty-one Member administrations participated in this fully virtual consultation.

Researching And Studying The Possibilities Of The "Trans-Caspian" Transport Corridor

A meeting was held with the Azerbaijan and Japanese delegations for the purpose of researching and studying the possibilities of the "Trans-Caspian" transport corridor

The Newly Appointed Director of ROCB Europe Concludes Official Visit to the Azerbaijan Customs Service

On October 14, Director of ROCB Europe, Ms. Narynkul Tagainazar met with the First Deputy Chairman of the State Customs Committee, Acting Chairman, Lieutenant-General of the Customs Service Mr. Shahin Baghirov.

The 2022 WCO Technology Conference and Exhibition kicks off in Maastricht

On 18 October 2022, more than 1,200 participants from 136 countries attended the 2022 WCO Technology Conference and Exhibition in Maastricht, the Netherlands.

Moldova joins the SECO-WCO Global Trade Facilitation Programme

On 19 September 2022, the Customs Administration of the Republic of Moldova, the Swiss Cooperation Office in Moldova and the World Customs Organization (WCO), within the framework of the SECO-WCO Global Trade Facilitation Programme (GTFP), held the official kick-off of the Light-Touch Intervention (LTI) in the country.

ROCB Europe Attended 6th Meeting of CAREC Think Tank Development Forum

The two-day forum is organized under the auspices of the CAREC Think Tank Network - a network of leading think tanks in the region that aims to provide innovative solutions and develop regional perspectives on emerging issues and challenges facing the CAREC region.

Diagnostic Mission on Customs Valuation for the State Customs Committee of Uzbekistan

At the request of the State Customs Committee of Uzbekistan (SCC), the WCO conducted a diagnostic mission from 9 to 12 August 2022 with the aim to analyse the existing Customs valuation practices in Uzbekistan and make recommendations for its reform and modernization. This mission, supported by the ROCB Europe, was carried out by two experts from the WCO Secretariat.

ROCB Europe Visited RTC Skopje within the framework of Excellence Centers Project

Regional Office for Capacity Building for the World Customs Organization Europe Region delegation participated in the meeting within the framework of the project "RTCs as Excellence Centers in the WCO Europe Region" on July 6-7, 2022 in Skopje, North Macedonia.

Successful Conclusion of the Green Customs Global Conference

The WCO organized the “Green Customs Global Conference” on 27 and 28 June 2022 to raise the awareness of Customs role in protecting environment and hear the expectations for Customs from a range of stakeholders.

A National Workshop on the use of the Harmonized System (HS) for the classification of goods for Moldova Customs

A National Workshop on the use of the Harmonized System (HS) for the classification of goods and best practices for the HS Infrastructure was held in Chisinau, Moldova, from 20 to 24 June 2022.