Рубрика: Сonferences

Members of the WCO Europe region discuss solutions to cross-border e-commerce challenges

From 24 to 28 January 2022, the World Customs Organization (WCO) delivered an Online Regional Workshop on Cross-Border E-Commerce for the WCO Europe region. The event was organized in cooperation with the Europe Regional Office for Capacity Building (ROCB Europe) who provided interpretation and the web-conferencing platform for the workshop. Close to 100 experts from 37 Member Customs administrations, as well as from designated postal operators from the Europe region, shared their experiences, along with information and insights provided by workshop facilitators and speakers from the Universal Postal Union, the Global Express Association, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Alibaba Cainiao, Amazon and DHL.

Regional Workshop on Disruptive Technology for the ESA and WCA Regions

The WCO East and Southern Africa (ESA) and West and Central Africa (WCA) Regional Experience-Sharing Workshop on Disruptive Technologies was held from 17 to 19 January 2022. The workshop was organized with the financial support of the Korea Customs Cooperation Fund (CCF Korea). It was the fourth of a series of regional workshops on disruptive technologies that started in March 2021. The objective is to respond to a growing need from WCO Members to learn about these technologies and how they can be mobilized in Customs and the broader border management environment.

Two Regional Workshops held to support the Americas and Caribbean Region in implementing the Harmonized System 2022 in a post-pandemic environment

Two Regional Workshops on the Harmonized System (HS) 2022 amendments, attended by 54 officials from 20 countries*, were held virtually for the Customs Administrations of the Americas and the Caribbean Region, under the sponsorship of the Dominican Republic Customs, from 15 to 17 November 2021. The Workshops, held separately for English- and Spanish-speaking countries, were organized by the WCO Tariff and Trade Affairs Directorate in collaboration with the Regional Training Centre «Juan Bosh» of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

WCO Second Global Conference on Cross-Border E-Commerce 2021

With the theme “Customs united effort on Recovery, Renewal and Resilience for a sustainable E-Commerce supply chain”, the Conference will bring together policy and decision makers, as well as operational experts from Customs, E-Commerce operators, international organizations, and other stakeholders. Considering the benefits of full implementation of the WCO E-Commerce Framework of Standards and the associated E-Commerce Package, Members and stakeholders will discuss Customs procedures renewal and innovation under COVID-19with the use of data and technologies for E-Commerce supply chain continuity. The event will stimulate and advance strategic thinking towards fostering innovative and inclusive partnership with E-Commerce stakeholders for a secure, sustainable and resilient cross-border E-Commerce environment.

ACTUAL ISSUES OF THE APPLICATION OF THE WCO LEGAL MEANS WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE FUNCTIONING OF ITS WORKING BODIES

Sergei Mozer

РУССКИЙ

On March 24, 2021, a scientific and practical event was held at the Russian Customs Academy — the IV session of the Moscow International Model of the World Customs Organization, which gathered more than 50 participants from various countries. The event was held in the videoconference mode. The organizer — the Customs Faculty of the Academy.