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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.

ROCB Europe Introduces Brand New Publicity Releases

ROCB Europe has launched new publicity releases for better promotion of its work and activities. Brand new flyer and brochure are now ready to be reviewed on the new section dedicated for publicity on the ROCB Europe web site.

Accredited WCO Regional Dog Training Center in Turkey

The Dog Training Center of the Ministry of Customs and Trade of the Republic of Turkey has become an accredited WCO Regional Dog Training Center.

Customs - Business Partnership at ROCB Europe

ROCB Europe hosts another favorable example of Customs - Business Partnership at its premises. Within the frame of a long term program, DHL staff in Baku has been in training on customs matters provided by the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Follow us on Twitter

ROCB Europe now has a Twitter account for better communication and promoting its activities.

ROCB Europe Welcomes New Staff Member from Turkey

A new staff member to the ROCB Europe has been assigned by the Ministry of Customs and Trade of the Republic of Turkey. Mr. Eser Çengel, a senior external relations expert on customs and trade joined the Office on 6 September 2017.

WCO API/PNR Programme national seminar in Baku

World Customs Organization Advance Passenger Information/Passenger Name Record (API/PNR) Programme Workshop for the representatives of the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan started in the premises of the Regional Office for capacity building for the WCO Europe region (ROCB Europe) in Baku on 5 June 2017.

A delegation of the UNODC visited the ROCB in Baku on 29 May 2017

A delegation of UNODC led by Mr. Tofik-Murshudlu, Chief, Implementation Support Section of the United Nation Office on Drugs and Crime, pay a visit on 29 May 2017 to the Regional Office for Capacity Building for the WCO Europe Region in Baku while their official attendance to the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The delegation was accompanied during the visit by Mister Norber