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International Customs Day 2018

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.

WCO Global AEO Conference Awaits You

4th Global Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) Conference organized by the World Customs Organization (WCO) will be held in Kampala, Uganda from 14 to 16 March 2018.

Winter School in Progress at ROCB Europe

23-27 January 2018 ROCB Europe Premises, Baku, Azerbaijan

Fruitful Seal Manipulation Training Delivered at ROCB Europe

ROCB Europe hosted a Training on Seal Manipulation under the UNODC-WCO Global Container Control Program on 12-14 December 2017.

ROCB Europe Attends Celebration of Anniversary of Kazakh Republic

Upon the kind invitation of Kazakh Embassy in Baku, ROCB Europe attended the official reception for the celebration of the 26th Anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Common Transit Workshop Props Way Forward

A Workshop on Common Transit Convention and New Computerized Transit System (NCTS) was held at ROCB Europe on 5-7 December 2017.

Extensive Workshop on Improving Inspectional and Investigative Functions Delivered

A Workshop on Improving Inspectional and Investigative Functions was delivered at the ROCB Europe premises on 27-29 November 2017 within the framework of World Customs Organization (WCO) – State Customs Committee (SCC) of the Republic Azerbaijan partnership.

UNODC-WCO Container Control Programme Regional Operation Debriefing Successfully Concludes

Inter-regional Debriefing Meeting on the Regional Operation Container Programme Chemical Check – I was successfully conducted at the ROCB Europe premises on 21-22 November 2017.

WCO Releases 2016 Illicit Trade Report

The World Customs Organization (WCO) released the 2016 Illicit Trade Report, its flagship publication in which the Organization tries to quantify and map the situation concerning illicit markets in the following six key areas: Cultural Heritage; Drugs; Environment; Intellectual Property Rights, Health and Safety; Revenue; and Security.

ROCB Europe Attends Celebration of Anniversary of Turkish Republic

Upon the kind invitation of Turkish Embassy in Baku, ROCB Europe attended the official reception for the celebration of the 94th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Republic of Turkey.

EU Publishes Combined Nomenclature 2018

European Union published its goods nomenclature (i.e., Combined Nomenclature) today for the year 2018.

Baku - Tbilisi - Kars Railway "On Track"

The official opening ceremony of the Baku–Tbilisi–Kars Railway Project which connects Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey was held on 30 October 2017 in Baku, Azerbaijan.