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20th Anniversary of RTC Budapest Celebrated

National Tax and Customs Administration of Hungary hosted a ceremony on 6th December 2021 on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Lt. Gen. Mihály Arnold Regional Training Center of the World Customs Organization in Budapest.

Virtual Workshop on the HS 2022 Implementation Held for WCO Europe Region

The virtual Regional Workshop on the “Amendments to the HS 2022” for the Customs administrations of the Europe region was held from 1 to 3 December 2021. The WCO Tariff and Trade Affairs Directorate, in collaboration with The Regional Office for Capacity Building for the World Customs Organization (WCO) Europe Region (ROCB Europe), delivered the workshop giving comprehensive explanations on the s

Ukraine Customs on Visit to Spain for Canine Services

From 22 to 26 November, 2021 representatives of the Department for Specialized Training and Canine Services of the State Customs Service of Ukraine and the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine with the support of the OSCE took part in a familiarization visit to the structural units of the Spanish Civil Guard.

ROCB Europe and WCO Europe Region Vice-Chair Consult on Issues of Regional Importance

A virtual meeting was held between the delegation of The Regional Office for Capacity Building for the World Customs Organization (WCO) Europe Region and the delegation of the Office of the WCO Europe Region Vice-Chair.

Discussions Held on priorities of WCO

Chairman of the State Customs Committee, customs service Colonel-General Safar Mehdiyev and Deputy Secretary General of the World Customs Organization (WCO) Ricardo Treviño Chapa held a virtual meeting on November 25.

Chairman of State Customs Committee met with Turkish Ambassador to Azerbaijan

On November 25, chairman of the State Customs Committee, customs service Colonel-General Safar Mehdiyev met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Turkey to Azerbaijan Cahit Bagci.

Concept of Customs Service Development of the Kyrgyz Republic for 2022-2024

On November 19, 2021 in Osh for the purpose of acquaintance and timely discussion of the draft "Concept of development of the customs service of the Kyrgyz Republic for 2022-2024" developed in accordance with the "National Development Program of the Kyrgyz Republic until 2026" A roundtable was held with the participation of regulators and representatives of the business community .

Kyrgyzstan Accedes the Revised Kyoto Convention

With the accession of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Convention now has 129 Contracting Parties.

Successful Training on Criminal Intelligence Held at the ROCB Europe

A training on criminal intelligence was held from 14 to 19 November 2021 for Azerbaijan Customs at the Regional Office for Capacity Building of the World Customs Organization. The training is part of the Global Container Control Program, a joint project of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the World Customs Organization.

Training on Imports of Non-food Products of Animal Origin Received by Georgia Customs

Employees of the Sanitary, Phytosanitary, and Veterinary Control Division of the Customs Department of the Revenue Service of the Ministry of Finance participated in a training held in Batumi, which was supported by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Slovakia Customs Officials Helps the Driver in Need

Officials from the Žilina customs office in Slovakia helped the driver who came sick last week. The officials noticed the driver in a parked vehicle while on duty.

Practical Training for the National Customs Laboratory of Bosnia and Herzegovina

In close cooperation between the WCO Secretariat and the Regional Office for Capacity Building for the World Customs Organization Europe Region (ROCB Europe), practical training for the National Customs Laboratory of Bosnia and Herzegovina was held from August 31 to September 3 in Banja Luka, HQ Indirect Taxation Authority (ITA) Bosnia and Herzegovina.