Sergei Mozer, Ph.D. at law
With the cooperation and support of the United States’ Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP), the WCO held a Workshop on Customs valuation from 14 to 16 July 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.
Between 23-27 June, 2019, at the Arab League building in Cairo, Egypt, the European Union (EU) and League of Arab States (LAS) co-hosted the Conference on Combating the Illicit Trade in and Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the Member States of the League of Arab States.
The WCO published the Joint WCO-UPU Guidelines on the exchange of electronic advance data between Posts and Customs, following its adoption by the Council — the Organization’s highest decision-making body — at the end of June 2019.
Border Threat Detection – The Path to Artificial Intelligence
By Paul Hollingshead, Regional Director at Rapiscan Systems | AS&E
TAs global trade has become more interconnected, the movement of people and goods between countries has greatly increased and detecting threats to national security at the border has become more complex. As a result, every border security agency’s modernization agenda addresses the use of technological innovation to improve their ability to protect society. The drive to modernize is partly driven by the rapidly evolving nature of the threat landscape—use of new technology is critical to ensure agencies are ahead of, or at least keeping up with, their adversaries’ adaptability. It can also reflect political and budgetary pressures—the perennial push for agencies to do more with less.