The Directorate General of Customs and Excise of Indonesia (DGCE) and the WCO Asia/Pacific Security Project co-hosted a workshop in Jakarta from 16 to 19 October 2018, funded by the Government of Japan. 20 officers representing the Customs administrations of Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam attended the WCO Sub-regional Passenger Controls Workshop. The workshop was facilitated by the WCO Asia Pacific Security Project with assistance from United States Customs and Border Protection (US CBP) and Japan Customs.
At the invitation of the Intra-European Organisation of Tax Administrations (IOTA), WCO Secretary General Kunio Mikuriya attended the Tax Summit on Digital Economy, jointly organized by the Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT), IOTA and the Portuguese Tax and Customs Administration. The event was held in Lisbon, Portugal, on 25 October 2018 and brought together Tax administrations from around 80 countries.
Over 3,000 decision-makers, the majority of whom were airline industry representatives, gathered at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto (Canada) on 16 and 17 October 2018 for TIACA’s International Air Cargo Forum and Exhibition 2018.
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On 6 June, the WCO IT Conference and Exhibition (WCO ITC) 2018 opened its doors to more than 500 delegates from over 75 countries from all around the world in Lima, Peru. This 17th edition of the WCO IT Conference is being co-hosted by the Customs and Tax Administration of Peru (SUNAT), and with support from the Korea Customs Service (KCS) and the private sector.
The 4th WCO Global AEO Conference – ‘Promoting Mutual Recognition of AEOs to Strengthen and Secure Global Trade’ concluded in Kampala, Uganda on 16 March 2018. The conference brought together more than 1100 participants from 95 countries and provided a platform for 125 speakers.
A Workshop on transfer pricing and Customs valuation was held in Bogotá, Colombia from Monday 5 to Friday 9 March 2018.
35 participants from the Tax and Customs administrations of twenty one countries from the Americas and Caribbean region attended the Workshop which was facilitated by experts from the WCO, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the World Bank Group and Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT). The Workshop, which was kindly hosted by DIAN (Dirección de Impuestos y Aduanas Nacionales), was formally opened by Mr. Santiago Rojas, DG of DIAN and Ms. Claudia Gaviria, Director, Customs.
During the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC11) in Buenos Aires, to which the WCO Secretary General, Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, was invited as a Special Guest, the WCO and the Federal Administration of Public Revenue (AFIP) of Argentina jointly organized a round table session on «E-Commerce: Game changer for Customs, Trade and Consumers» at the AFIP building on 11 December 2017.
The 2017 edition of the Global Trade Development Week was organized in Dubai, from 30 October to 1 November 2017, under the patronage of the Ministry of Economy and in partnership with the Federal Customs Authority of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The event was attended by representatives from Customs administrations, ministries of trade, international organizations and the private sector from various regions of the globe.
The WCO organized its first Accreditation Workshop for Technical and Operational Advisors on Customs Laboratory Matters from 23 to 27 October at the WCO Headquarters in Brussels, with the support of CCF/Japan. Twelve pre-selected candidates from the Customs Laboratories of Argentina, China, Germany, Greece, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Pakistan, Russia Federation, Sudan and Turkey participated in the programme.