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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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
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.