Regional Office for Capacity Building for the World Customs Organization Europe Region

Considering the role played by the Regional Office for Capacity Building for the World Customs Organization Europe Region (ROCB Europe) in effectively supporting capacity building efforts and in line with the vision for establishing and enhancing regional cooperation, a virtual meeting took place among the ROCB Europe, the Central Asian Regional Information and Coordination Centre (CARICC) and UNODC-CARICC Project Office on 24 September 2020.

The meeting was attended by the heads and staff of the said organizations as well as the representatives of the national competent authorities of the CARICC member states. Following the opening speeches by Mr. Eser Çengel, Director of ROCB Europe; Mr. Miralizoda Rustam Aziz, Director of CARICC and Mr. Navid Riyaz İnternational Coordinator of UNODC and CARICC project, the parties provided presentations which included establishment, mission, goals, activities and projects among others.

As a result of the informative and provisional consultations after being acquainted with the fundamental aspects of organizations, it was decided to build cooperation on possible joint activities, establishment and enhancing ties and communication between the organizations.