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Customs railway and data experts in globe gathered in the first Global Railway Workshop towards the development of WCO Railway Guidelines

From 13 to 16 October 2020, the World Customs Organization (WCO) successfully held the first Global Railway Workshop virtually via the KUDO platform with the support of CCF Korea. This first workshop aimed at understanding the current situation and challenges of railway transportation and exploring key elements for suitable Customs procedures and controls in railway transportation including digitalization of railway transit with standardized datasets.  Over 120 participants from Member Customs administrations around the globe and 30 speakers from Customs administrations, International organizations and Academia who shared their experiences related to railway transportation gathered in this workshop.  

COVID-19: WCO Secretariat shares guidance with Customs on efficient communication strategies during a crisis

In view of the global health emergency situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Customs Organization (WCO) Secretariat has published a “WCO Guidance on how to communicate during a crisis” to assist its Members in reacting to communication challenges posed by the global crisis. The document has been published on the WCO’s COVID-19 dedicated webpage and Members and partners are invited to share any best practices in this specific area to further enhance the document.



As part of the agreements between the heads of the Russian Customs Academy and the customs block of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC, Commission), on March 17, 2020, Mozer Sergei, Ph.D., Deputy Head of Division of Advanced Customs Technologies, Department of Customs Legislation hold a lecture for students of the Customs faculty on the topics «Institutional aspects of the World Customs Organization» (WCO) and «Analysis of the WCO customs instruments and tools».