Рубрика: Сonferences

Angola hosts a National Workshop on the Harmonized System and Tariff Management

A National Workshop on the Harmonized System and Tariff Management was held in Luanda, Angola, from 17 to 21 February 2020.  The Workshop focused on both current issues and preparation for the implementation of the 2022 edition of the HS.  The Workshop was organized jointly by the WCO and the Customs Administration of Angola (AGT), with the support of the EU-WCO Programme for HS in Africa, funded by the European Union.  It was facilitated by experts from both the WCO Secretariat and the Customs Administration of Brazil.  It was attended by 30 officials from all regions of Angola and the Headquarters that work on tariff classification related areas.

Good progress of Customs in East Africa towards the development of pool of PCA Trainers

Under the auspices of the WCO/JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) Joint Project, the fourth Working Group activity (WG4) of the Master Trainers Programme (MTP) on Post Clearance Audit (PCA) was held in Kampala, Uganda on 10-14 February 2020.  A total of nineteen (19) customs officials from East Africa, who has been nominated as the PCA WG members got together again for this WCO/JICA joint sub-regional workshop to make another progress to achieve the ultimate objective of the MTP.  

Digital solutions connecting Armenia to Georgia and Iran

At the invitation of Mr. Davit Ananyan, Chairman of the State Revenue Committee of Armenia, the WCO Secretary General, Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, visited Yerevan, Armenia on 18 and 19 November 2019 to attend a regional Conference on Digital Solutions, entitled “Digital solutions for cross-border cooperation and trade facilitation”, and to observe a newly-opened local Customs clearance centre in the country’s northern region.

STUDYING THE EXPERIENCE OF THE WORLD CUSTOMS ORGANIZATION AND THE EURASIAN ECONOMIC UNION TO IMPROVE THE CUSTOMS REGULATION INSTRUMETS

Sergei Mozer

РУССКИЙ

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

THE ROLE OF THE WORLD CUSTOMS ORGANIZATION IN FORMATION OF THE INSTITUTE OF DIGITAL CUSTOMS: LECTURE-DISCUSSION

Sergei Mozer

РУССКИЙ

On November 12, 2019, the Department of Informatics and Information Customs Technologies of the Customs Faculty of the Russian Customs Academy (hereinafter — the Faculty) organized a lecture-discussion on the role of the World Customs Organization in the formation of the digital customs institute. The lecture was read by Sergei Mozer, Deputy Head of the Division of Advanced Customs Technologies of the Department of Customs Legislation of the Eurasian Economic Commission. (hereinafter — the EEC, Commission). The audience was 5th year students of the Faculty with specialization «Organization of customs control»; «Commodity research and examination in customs»; «Information systems and customs technologies»; «International cooperation of Customs Administrations»; «Analytical activity of customs authorities».

WCO addresses the XXI FITAC International Congress

At the invitation of the Colombian Federation of Logistics Agents in International Trade (FITAC), the WCO Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Ricardo Treviño Chapa, attended its XXI International Congress in Barranquilla, Colombia on 24 and 25 October 2019, comprising several panel sessions covering a wide range of topics.