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WCO National Training Workshop on Customs Valuation was successfully held for Moldova Customs

The World Customs Organization (WCO), with the support of a WCO-accredited expert trainer from Germany, has successfully completed a Customs Valuation workshop for the benefit of the Customs Service of the Republic of Moldova.

The internship of students in ROCB Europe continues successfully

The internship of students who will graduate from the bachelor's degree in 2021-2022 of the specialty "Economics" of the Faculty of Customs of the Academy of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan in ROCB Europe continues successfully.

Webinar on “International Drug Trafficking: Area of Distribution and Current Transport Channels” was successfully held

On March 3, The Regional Office for Capacity Building (ROCB) for the World Customs Organization (WCO) Europe Region organized a webinar on "International Trafficking in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances: Distribution Areas and Existing Transport Channels".

17th Global Meeting of the Regional Entities established by the WCO Members and the Council Vice-chairs’ Offices

The Global Meeting of the Regional Entities established by the WCO Members and the Council Vice-chairs’ Offices held its 17th Session on 17-18 February in a hybrid format enabling delegates who could not travel to participate remotely via an online platform.

ROCB Europe Annual Progress Report 2021/2022

ROCB Europe Annual Progress Report 2021/2022 is now available. As periodically carried out by the ROCB Europe, Annual Progress Report 2021/2022 is being submitted to the Member Administrations of the WCO Europe Region.

Sub-Regional Workshop on Disaster Management and Supply Chain Continuity

WCO Sub-Regional workshop on disaster management and supply chain continuity in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic: sharing of experiences and lessons learned will be held from 28 to 30 March 2022 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

WCO Online Regional Workshop on E-Commerce for the WCO Europe Region Broadens Knowledge

An Online Regional Workshop on “Cross-Border E-Commerce” that aimed at sensitizing Customs administrations of the Europe region about the WCO E-Commerce Package, including the Framework of Standards on Cross Border E-Commerce (E-Commerce FoS), and the steps needed for its implementation was held from 24 to 28 January 2022.

Secretary General of the World Customs Organization Dr. Kunio Mikuriya Visits ROCB Europe

In order to participate a solemn ceremony that dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Azerbaijan Customs Service, at the invitation of the Chairman of the State Customs Committee (SCC) of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Safar Mehdiyev, the WCO Secretary General, Dr. Kunio Mikuriya attended the anniversary event in Baku/Azerbaijan from 28 to 30 January 2022.

Happy International Customs Day!

ROCB Europe wishes the Customs community a happy International Customs Day! International Customs Day is celebrated by the Customs community every year on 26 January. It is the date on which the Customs Cooperation Council, the official name of the World Customs Organization (WCO), held its first meeting in 1953.

Protocol on Cooperation Signed between the ROCB Europe and CARICC

After the exchange of views on long-term plans for deepening future cooperation between the ROCB Europe and CARICC, bilateral protocol reflecting the prospects for strengthening cooperation was signed.

A Virtual Meeting on Strategic Analysis and Planning Held with RTC Khmelnytskyi

A virtual meeting was held between the Regional Office for Capacity Building for the World Customs Organization Europe Region (ROCB Europe) and Ukrainian customs officials on strategic analysis and planning.

WCO Europe Subregional Virtual Workshop on Integrity

On the initiative of the WCO and with support from the Regional Office for Capacity Building for the Europe region, the SECO-WCO Global Trade Facilitation Programme (GTFP) organized a WCO Europe Sub-regional Virtual Workshop on Integrity from 6 to 8 December 2021.