Рубрика: Сonferences

WCO Sub Regional Passenger Controls Workshop — Jakarta Indonesia

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.

Customs-Tax cooperation highlighted at the Lisbon Tax Summit

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.

Joint WCO/OECD workshop on Transfer Pricing and Customs Valuation for Customs and Tax Administrations of the Americas and Caribbean region

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.

WCO Round Table on Cross-Border E-Commerce in the margins of the WTO MC11

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.

WCO attends the 2017 Global Trade Development Week

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.

1st WCO Accreditation Workshop on Customs Laboratories held

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.