On 6 June, the WCO IT Conference and Exhibition (WCO ITC) 2018 opened its doors to more than 500 delegates from over 75 countries from all around the world in Lima, Peru. This 17th edition of the WCO IT Conference is being co-hosted by the Customs and Tax Administration of Peru (SUNAT), and with support from the Korea Customs Service (KCS) and the private sector.
At the invitation of the OECD, the WCO participated in the OECD’s Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum held on 27-28 March 2018 in Paris at its Headquarters.
In the period 19-23 March 2018, the WCO delivered a National Transit Workshop in Belarus with the objective of assisting the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Belarus in developing IT to allow automated release of goods in transit. The workshop was organized with the support of the German Customs Cooperation Fund.
The 4th WCO Global AEO Conference – ‘Promoting Mutual Recognition of AEOs to Strengthen and Secure Global Trade’ concluded in Kampala, Uganda on 16 March 2018. The conference brought together more than 1100 participants from 95 countries and provided a platform for 125 speakers.
In response to a request with a view to building its capacities in the field of post-clearance audit (PCA), the WCO organized a national workshop for Royal Malaysian Customs Department from 5 to 9 March 2018 with the financial support…
The 4th WCO Global AEO Conference opened on the 14 March 2018 in Kampala, Uganda with more than 1500 registrations from over 95 countries to discuss dynamic developments in Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) programmes widely acknowledged as a key driver for solid Customs-Business partnerships.
During the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC11) in Buenos Aires, to which the WCO Secretary General, Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, was invited as a Special Guest, the WCO and the Federal Administration of Public Revenue (AFIP) of Argentina jointly organized a round table session on «E-Commerce: Game changer for Customs, Trade and Consumers» at the AFIP building on 11 December 2017.
The Secretary General of the World Customs Organization (WCO), Kunio Mikuriya, announced today that 2018 will be dedicated to strengthening the security of the business environment, with the slogan “A secure business environment for economic development.”