The XII International Scientific and Practical Conference «Prospects for the development of customs in terms of deepening Eurasian integration» was held online in the Russian Customs Academy on October 22-23, 2020.
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.
The WCO is launching its training Handbook on Prevention of Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Heritage (PITCH) in Russian and Spanish, after publishing the first edition of this document in English and French less than a year and a half ago.
The heads of the World Customs Organization (WCO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) issued a joint statement on 6 April pledging to work together to facilitate trade in essential goods such as medical supplies, food, and energy.
The Egmont Group and the World Customs Organization (WCO) are pleased to announce the publication of the “Customs – FIU Cooperation Handbook,” the result of a collaborative effort between the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units and the WCO.
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».
The 11th session of the WCO Capacity Building Committee (CBC) was held from 4 to 6 March 2020 under the theme «Manage Change Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow”. On the first day, the Committee held a Joint Session with the 12th Meeting of the Working Group on the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFAWG).