WCO dedicates 2022 to Scaling up Customs Digital Transformation by Embracing a Data Culture and Building a Data Ecosystem

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.

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.

Руслан Давыдов: «Когда мы будем уверены, что качество и стандарты таможенного администрирования едины на всей территории ЕАЭС, может быть достигнута полная свобода передвижения товаров»

Первый заместитель руководителя Федеральной таможенной службы Руслан Давыдов принял участие в работе Гайдаровского форума-2022. На сессии «Интеграционный потенциал евразийского рынка» участники обсудили свободу движения товаров в ЕАЭС.

Работы филиала – победители конкурсов научных трудов Российской таможенной академии 2021 г.

В сентябре – октябре 2021 г. в Российской таможенной академии был проведен конкурс на лучшую научную работу научно-педагогического персонала с целью развития научно-исследовательской деятельности и повышения качества научной продукции, а также стимулирования и поощрения высокоэффективной работы научно-педагогических работников.

Четвертый международный конкурс «Научная книга»

В 2021 году издания Российской таможенной академии были представлены на четвертом международном конкурсе «Научная книга» Академии управления МВД России. На Конкурс поступило 167 научных работ из 52 научных и образовательных организаций.

The WCO Environment Programme publishes a guide on Multilateral Environmental Agreements

The WCO Environment Programme has published the “Frontline Customs Officers’ Guide to Key Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs)” on the Members’ website. The Guide, to be read in conjunction with the “Green Customs Guide on MEAs”, is intended to supply condensed information to frontline Customs officers on aspects related to key MEAs: the Basel Convention, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), the Cartagena Protocol, the Chemical Weapons Convention, and the Montreal Protocol.

WCO Data Model (DM) version 3.11.0 available now in interactive mode free of charge

The Data Model Projects Team (DMPT) is committed to producing annual releases of the WCO DM in order to keep the DM up to date. A transparent maintenance procedure was put in place to enable interested parties to request changes to the WCO DM. The publication by the WCO of version 3.11.0 in December 2021 marks the culmination of the maintenance process undertaken by the DMPT in its meetings held from September 2020 to April 2021.

Международная научно-практическая конференция «Актуальные проблемы правоохранительной деятельности таможенных служб государств – участников СНГ в современных условиях»

30 ноября 2021 г. состоялась Международная научно-практическая конференция «Актуальные проблемы правоохранительной деятельности таможенных служб государств – участников СНГ в современных условиях» в режиме вебинара с применением дистанционных технологий.

Launching the 2021 edition of the Advanced Course on Tax and Customs Administration Management

The 2021 edition of the Advanced Course on Tax and Customs Administration Management started on 17 November 2021. This course is a joint initiative between the International Monetary Fund (IMF) through its Technical Assistance Center for Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic (CAPTAC-DR); the Institute of Fiscal Studies of Spain (IEF), with the collaboration of the National Distance Education University (UNED), the WCO and with the support of the SECO-WCO Global Trade Facilitation Programme (GTFP).

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.