In the period from June 27 to July 4, 2022, the Russian Customs Academy organized the work of the II International Scientific Summer School «Development of International Customs Cooperation», which is a virtual educational platform where officials and specialists of the Federal Customs Service, scientific and pedagogical workers of the Russian Customs Academy, as well as the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) present reports and share practical experience with university students on topical issues of international customs cooperation.
On June 18, 2022, an open lecture was held at the Institute of Economics, Management and Finance of the Russian New University (ROSNOU) on the topic “Improving the law of the Eurasian Economic Union in the framework of interaction between the Eurasian Economic Commission and the World Customs Organization”. The audience of the event was 3rd and 4th year students of the customs specialty.
In June 2022, a course of lectures on the discipline “International Legal Regulation of the Turnover of Goods and Services” was completed at the Department of “Trade and Trade Regulation” of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (MGIMO). The discipline was read by Sergei Mozer, Deputy Head of the Department of Advanced Customs Technologies of the Department of Customs Legislation of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), Ph.D in law. By virtue of professional activities he interacts in practice with the World Customs Organization (WCO) and also explores the issues of modernizing the law of the Eurasian Economic Union based on the WCO legal instruments and tools.
The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC, Commission) plans to create a legal framework for effective coordination of customs services actions of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) countries with the World Customs Organization (WCO). This was announced by Sergei Vladimirov, Director of the EEC Department of Customs Legislation at the first session of the newly formed sectoral working group.
Dear friends and colleagues,
We hereby bring to your attention a collection of publications on the topic «Development of the Institute of Digital Customs: International Legal Aspect», which was published at the Russian Customs Academy in December 2021. The author of the book is Sergei Mozer, Senior Researcher at the Research Institute of the Russian Customs Academy, Ph.D. in law.
Dear friends and colleagues!
We continue the series of publications dedicated to the activities of the World Customs Organization (WCO, Organization). This time we bring to your attention an analytical review «International legal status of observers in the World Customs Organization». The author of the study is Sergei Mozer, Ph.D, Senior Researcher at the Research Institute of the Russian Customs Academy.
Dear friends and colleagues!
We bring to your attention the Glossary of the WCO International Customs Terms, compiled by the author in 2021 as part of his participation in the work of the Revised Kyoto Convention Management Committee, which is carried out by the WCO Secretariat, international customs community and observers, including the Eurasian Economic Commission, on modernization of International Convention on the Simplification and Harmonization of Customs Procedures.
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.
The World Customs Organization has published a report for 2020-2021. The report can be viewed at the link
Today, the Secretary General of the World Customs Organization (WCO), Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, announced that this year’s International Customs Day (ICD), which is marked annually on 26 January, will be celebrated under the slogan: “Scaling up Customs Digital Transformation by Embracing a Data Culture and Building a Data Ecosystem”. The global Customs community is invited to implement the theme throughout this year and beyond, and reflect on how best to operate in a fully digital environment and create an operating model that captures and exploits data from across the trade ecosystem.