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WCO participation in the First African Union Workshop on Pre-Shipment Inspections

The First Workshop of the African Union Technical Customs Working Group on Pre-Shipment Inspections took place in Moroni, Comoros from 29 to 31 May 2019. The Workshop was organized by the African Union Commission, in collaboration with the World Customs Organization (WCO) West and Central Africa Regional Office for Capacity Building (WCA-ROCB). In his introductory speech, Mr. Souef Kamalidini, Director General of Comoros Customs, thanked the WCO for its technical assistance, which was central to the positive changes and reforms of African Customs administrations. The main objective of this Workshop was to create a framework for collaboration, and for sharing experiences and good practices between countries that have already terminated their contract with inspection companies and those still using them.

WCO Europe Region Heads of Customs Conference in Russia

At the invitation of Mr. Ruslan Davydov, First Deputy Head of the Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation, acting in his capacity as Vice-Chair of the WCO Europe region, WCO Secretary General Kunio Mikuriya attended the Europe Region Heads of Customs Conference in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, on 25 and 26 April 2019.

Development of the WCO Digital Customs Institute in the framework of international customs cooperation

Russian Customs Academy (April 18, 2019)


On April 18, 2019 a discussion-lecture was held on the topic «Development of the WCO digital customs institution in the framework of international customs cooperation». The event was organized for students of the Customs Faculty of the Russian Customs Academy in the field of study «International cooperation of customs administrations». The lecture was held by Sergei Mozer, Deputy Head of Division of Advanced Customs Technologies, Department of Customs Legislation of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC, Commission).

Results of the conference «Economic Strategies of the Eurasian Economic Union: Problems and Innovations»

Sergei Mozer

On April 11 and 12, the II All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference «Economic Strategies of the EAEU: Problems and Innovations» was held at the Russian University of Peoples’ Friendship. The event was devoted to the economic development of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) Member states, the deepening of integration processes. Special attention was paid to the role of the customs authorities in the economic strategies of the EEU.

How to get a job in an international organization? The leading experts of the EEC have shared their experience with students of the Faculty of Economics of the Russian University of Peoples Friendship

On April 3rd, 2019 at the Economic Faculty of the Russian University of Peoples Friendship a round table was held with the participation of a specialist of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) on the theme «Developing the professional skills necessary to work in an international organization».