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.
On 18 October 2022, more than 1,200 participants from 136 countries attended the 2022 WCO Technology Conference and Exhibition in Maastricht, the Netherlands.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The World Customs Organization (WCO) successfully carried out a National Workshop on Time Release Study (TRS) in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from the 6th to the 10th of June 2022, within the framework of SECO-WCO Global Trade Facilitation Programme.
A training on "Strategic Trade and Export Control" was held on May 23-27, 2022 at the ROCB Europe which was organized within the framework of the " Global Container Control Program", a joint project of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the World Customs Organization for Azerbaijan Customs.
The delegation of Customs Administration of Senegal got acquainted with the activities of the Regional Office for Capacity Building (ROCB) for the World Customs Organization (WCO) Europe Region.
A delegation led by Chairman of the State Customs Committee of Uzbekistan, Major-General of the Customs Service, Akmalxuja Mavlonov visited the Regional Office for Capacity Building for the World Customs Organization Europe Region (ROCB Europe) and got acquainted with the activities of the Office on 2 June 2022.