Meeting of the Working Group on the Revision of the Bergen Agreement was held in ROCB Europe premises in Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan, from 23 to 24 January 2020 in order to discuss the issues as requested in frame of the Agreement.
The 3rd Meeting of the World Customs Organization (WCO) Europe Region National Contact Points for Capacity Building will be convened in the Conference Hall of the Regional Office for Capacity Building (ROCB Europe) Premises in Baku, Azerbaijan from 27 to 29 January 2020.
The ROCB Europe in close cooperation with the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan organized an informative seminar for traders on 19 December 2019. The event stood as another fruitful example of public - private sector partnership.
A Train the Trainers Workshop was conducted at the Regional Training Center in Khmelnitsky, Ukraine from 25 to 29 November 2019.The event was organized by the ROCB Europe in close cooperation with the WCO Secretariat which benefited the customs officials of the State Fiscal Service (SFS) of Ukraine.
A new staff member to the ROCB Europe has been assigned by the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Mr. Mirhasan Seyidzade, has been working at the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan for three years. He was hired as a lecturer at the Customs Academy of the State Customs Committee. Then he was promoted to Human Resources Department and International Cooperation
The Regional Office for Capacity Building for the World Customs Organization Europe Region will be introducing a blog section on its web site in which there will be blog articles/posts.
The 5th edition of the WCO Global AEO Conference will take place in UAE, Dubai, from 10 to 12 March 2020. The Conference will provide a platform to exchange innovative ideas, examine potential opportunities, and explore the steps required to take the Customs-Business Partnership Programme to the next level by introducing new features and a novel approach.
In the frame of the WCO-UNODC Container Control Programme, a Strategic Trade and Export Control Training was successfully delivered at the ROCB Europe.
In the period from 19 to 20 September 2019, regional workshop «Improving the system of customs risk management» was held. The workshop was organized with the support of the Trade Facilitation Programme in Central Asia of the German Society for International Cooperation GIZ.
Final Report of the WCO Europe Region Heads of Customs Conference 2019 is now available on the ROCB Europe web site members section as received by the Russian Federation.