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.
The World Customs Organization has published the agenda for the annual PICARD Conference which will take place in Baku, Azerbaijan from 8-10 September 2015. The agenda can be accessed here [en], [fr], [ru], [es]. Читать далее
2015 WCO IT Conference& Exhibition Inclusiveness Through Information Technologies — IT for an Inclusive Approach in Connecting Customs and Other Stakeholders in Inter- and Intra-Regional Trade —Bahamas 6-8 May 2015 Читать далее
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At the invitation of Minister Yu Guangzhou of China Customs, WCO Secretary General Kunio Mikuriya delivered a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the «Connectivity and Win-win Development Forum for Heads of Customs Administrations along the Belt and Road»,…