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International Customs Day 2015

CBM - An inclusive approach for connecting stakeholders

Poster ICD 2015 webThe WCO is dedicating 2015 to promoting Coordinated Border Management (CBM) under the slogan “Coordinated Border Management - An inclusive approach for connecting stakeholders”.

WCO Members will have the opportunity to promote the enhanced coordination practices and mechanisms that they have implemented within their administrations and with other Customs administrations and government agencies, as well as with economic operators involved in cross-border trade.

The poster displayed on this page is available to all WCO Members in English, French and without text if they wish to produce it in their own language (see box below – ensure you are logged-in). Please contact the WCO Communications Service if you require any assistance adapting the poster to your national language (communication [at] wcoomd.org).

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International Customs Day 2015 in pictures

  • AFGHANISTAN: High level representatives from the Ministry for Customs and Revenue, the Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Afghan Customs Brokers Association, the National Environmental Protection Agency and the private sector, among others, participated in a meeting organized on the occasion of ICD 2015.

    AFGHANISTAN: High level representatives from the Ministry for Customs and Revenue, the Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Afghan Customs Brokers Association, the National Environmental Protection Agency and the private sector, among others, participated in a meeting organized on the occasion of ICD 2015.

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  • AFGHANISTAN: Twenty Customs officials and representatives from the public and private sector were awarded a WCO Certificate of Merit for their support towards Afghan Customs and their commitment to the CBM theme.

    AFGHANISTAN: Twenty Customs officials and representatives from the public and private sector were awarded a WCO Certificate of Merit for their support towards Afghan Customs and their commitment to the CBM theme.

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  • ALBANIA: Panel discussions were organized as part of ICD celebrations.

    ALBANIA: Panel discussions were organized as part of ICD celebrations.

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  • Albania: 20 public officials were awarded a WCO Certificate of Merit for their support towards Albania Customs and their commitment to the CBM theme.

    Albania: 20 public officials were awarded a WCO Certificate of Merit for their support towards Albania Customs and their commitment to the CBM theme.

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  • ALGERIA: ICD 2015 celebrations took place in the administrative district of Adrar, in the South-West of Algeria, bordering on Mali, in the presence of civil and military local authorities. They included the opening of a new Customs offices, several sporting events, awards to deserving officers and the launch of a postage stamp dedicated to Algerian Customs.

    ALGERIA: ICD 2015 celebrations took place in the administrative district of Adrar, in the South-West of Algeria, bordering on Mali, in the presence of civil and military local authorities. They included the opening of a new Customs offices, several sporting events, awards to deserving officers and the launch of a postage stamp dedicated to Algerian Customs.

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  • CROATIA: some of the recipients of the WCO Certificate of Merit on the occasion of ICD 2015.

    CROATIA: some of the recipients of the WCO Certificate of Merit on the occasion of ICD 2015.

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  • DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: representatives from the Dominican Institute for Quality, Customs, the National Drug Control Directorate and the Specialized Airport Security and Civil Aviation Corps gathered together to celebrate ICD 2015.

    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: representatives from the Dominican Institute for Quality, Customs, the National Drug Control Directorate and the Specialized Airport Security and Civil Aviation Corps gathered together to celebrate ICD 2015.

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  • DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: four private companies and three public institutions that supported the initiatives and programmes aimed at facilitating and ensuring the security of the logistics supply chain, including the application of best practices in the private management of foreign trade, were awarded a WCO Certificate of Merit on the occasion of ICD 2015. In addition, 13 Customs officers who made their best efforts to effectively facilitate trade and enforce Customs’ standards and procedures were also honoured.

    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: four private companies and three public institutions that supported the initiatives and programmes aimed at facilitating and ensuring the security of the logistics supply chain, including the application of best practices in the private management of foreign trade, were awarded a WCO Certificate of Merit on the occasion of ICD 2015. In addition, 13 Customs officers who made their best efforts to effectively facilitate trade and enforce Customs’ standards and procedures were also honoured.

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  • GEORGIA: government officials, high level representatives of the Georgian Revenue Service, the Service’s partner companies and international organizations as well as Customs officers from all over the country met in Tbilisi to celebrate ICD 2015.

    GEORGIA: government officials, high level representatives of the Georgian Revenue Service, the Service’s partner companies and international organizations as well as Customs officers from all over the country met in Tbilisi to celebrate ICD 2015.

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  • GEORGIA: WCO Certificates of merit for outstanding performance and professionalism, integrity and dedication were awarded to 16 Customs officers and to some representatives of international organizations on the occasion of ICD 2015.

    GEORGIA: WCO Certificates of merit for outstanding performance and professionalism, integrity and dedication were awarded to 16 Customs officers and to some representatives of international organizations on the occasion of ICD 2015.

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  • GERMANY: several Customs officers were awarded WCO Certificates of Merit on ICD 2015 for their special contribution to CBM. All of them distinguished themselves by bringing together governement agencies involved in the control of goods at the national or international level.

    GERMANY: several Customs officers were awarded WCO Certificates of Merit on ICD 2015 for their special contribution to CBM. All of them distinguished themselves by bringing together governement agencies involved in the control of goods at the national or international level.

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  • GERMANY: the members of the IT team who developed the electronic export procedure component of 'ATLAS' – the German Automated Tariff Classification and Local Customs Clearance System – each received a WCO Certificate of Merit on the occasion of ICD 2015.

    GERMANY: the members of the IT team who developed the electronic export procedure component of 'ATLAS' – the German Automated Tariff Classification and Local Customs Clearance System – each received a WCO Certificate of Merit on the occasion of ICD 2015.

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  • HONG KONG CHINA: some 320 guests, including Members of the Executive and Legislative Councils, government officials, Consuls General, foreign Customs attachés and representatives from the Customs administrations of Mainland China and Macau, as well as private sector stakeholders, joined the ICD 2015 celebration.

    HONG KONG CHINA: some 320 guests, including Members of the Executive and Legislative Councils, government officials, Consuls General, foreign Customs attachés and representatives from the Customs administrations of Mainland China and Macau, as well as private sector stakeholders, joined the ICD 2015 celebration.

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  • HONG KONG CHINA: on the occasion of ICD 2015, Hong Kong Customs presented WCO Certificates of Merit to 19 Customs officers and a representative of Hong Kong Post in recognition of their outstanding achievement and significant contribution towards realizing the CBM concept.

    HONG KONG CHINA: on the occasion of ICD 2015, Hong Kong Customs presented WCO Certificates of Merit to 19 Customs officers and a representative of Hong Kong Post in recognition of their outstanding achievement and significant contribution towards realizing the CBM concept.

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  • INDONESIA: stakeholders, Customs officers, Customs attachés and staff of embassies that reside in Jakarta as well as representatives of government agencies atttended the ICD 2015 celebration ceremony led by the Minister of Finance. WCO Certificates of Merit were bestowed upon Customs officials, Customs offices, Customs Task Forces and stakeholders who made significant contributions in connecting stakeholders, thereby promoting CBM.

    INDONESIA: stakeholders, Customs officers, Customs attachés and staff of embassies that reside in Jakarta as well as representatives of government agencies atttended the ICD 2015 celebration ceremony led by the Minister of Finance. WCO Certificates of Merit were bestowed upon Customs officials, Customs offices, Customs Task Forces and stakeholders who made significant contributions in connecting stakeholders, thereby promoting CBM.

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  • INDONESIA: a seminar gathering experienced officers and new recruits was organized to stimulate dialogue on CBM as part of the ICD 2015 celebrations. Skills demonstrations and music performance were also provided by Customs officers, while the private sector set up exhibition booths to interact with the participants.

    INDONESIA: a seminar gathering experienced officers and new recruits was organized to stimulate dialogue on CBM as part of the ICD 2015 celebrations. Skills demonstrations and music performance were also provided by Customs officers, while the private sector set up exhibition booths to interact with the participants.

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  • ITALY: on the occasion of ICD 2015, WCO Certificates of Merit were awarded to Customs officials who best demonstrated their commitment in the area of CBM at regional, interregional and provincial Customs offices as well as at the headquarters of the Italian Customs and Monopolies Agency.

    ITALY: on the occasion of ICD 2015, WCO Certificates of Merit were awarded to Customs officials who best demonstrated their commitment in the area of CBM at regional, interregional and provincial Customs offices as well as at the headquarters of the Italian Customs and Monopolies Agency.

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  • KOREA: the Customs office promoted its policies to staff from embassies, consulates and multinational firms and listened to their concerns and proposals on the occasion of ICD 2015.

    KOREA: the Customs office promoted its policies to staff from embassies, consulates and multinational firms and listened to their concerns and proposals on the occasion of ICD 2015.

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  • KOREA: the Customs office promoted its policies to staff from embassies, consulates and multinational firms and listened to their concerns and proposals on the occasion of ICD 2015.

    KOREA: the Customs office promoted its policies to staff from embassies, consulates and multinational firms and listened to their concerns and proposals on the occasion of ICD 2015.

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  • LITHUANIA: WCO Certificates of Merit were awarded to officials from Lithuanian Customs and other institutions operating in close interaction with the Customs service in celebration of ICD 2015.

    LITHUANIA: WCO Certificates of Merit were awarded to officials from Lithuanian Customs and other institutions operating in close interaction with the Customs service in celebration of ICD 2015.

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  • LITHUANIA: WCO Certificates of Merit were awarded to officials from Lithuanian Customs and other institutions operating in close interaction with the Customs service in celebration of ICD 2015.

    LITHUANIA: WCO Certificates of Merit were awarded to officials from Lithuanian Customs and other institutions operating in close interaction with the Customs service in celebration of ICD 2015.

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  • LITHUANIA: As part of the ICD 2015 celebrations, master-dog teams were awarded for their achievement during the year 2014.

    LITHUANIA: As part of the ICD 2015 celebrations, master-dog teams were awarded for their achievement during the year 2014.

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  • NETHERLANDS: eleven officers working at the central office as well as at regional, port and airport offices all other the country were rewarded for their outstanding performance in the area of cooperation with government agencies, foreign Customs administrations and the private sector during ICD 2015.

    NETHERLANDS: eleven officers working at the central office as well as at regional, port and airport offices all other the country were rewarded for their outstanding performance in the area of cooperation with government agencies, foreign Customs administrations and the private sector during ICD 2015.

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  • SWITZERLAND: during ICD 2015, Swiss Customs presented awards to 13 employees who had made outstanding achievements in the field of CBM.

    SWITZERLAND: during ICD 2015, Swiss Customs presented awards to 13 employees who had made outstanding achievements in the field of CBM.

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  • SWITZERLAND: during ICD 2015, Swiss Customs presented awards to 13 employees who had made outstanding achievements in the field of CBM.

    SWITZERLAND: during ICD 2015, Swiss Customs presented awards to 13 employees who had made outstanding achievements in the field of CBM.

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  • UNITED KINGDOM: The following HMRC officer and services were awarded WCO Certificates of Merit on the occasion of ICD 2015: 1) the Trade Team for their outstanding work in securing 3 million British pounds for an HMRC-WCO capacity building partnership to support the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement; 2) The Leeds International Trade Profiling Team for their excellent relationship-building with organizations; 3) Robert Shaw, from the Large Business unit, for his career-long dedication to improving professionalism, bringing people together across a number of important Customs roles and improving HMRC’s engagement with its trade sector customers.

    UNITED KINGDOM: The following HMRC officer and services were awarded WCO Certificates of Merit on the occasion of ICD 2015: 1) the Trade Team for their outstanding work in securing 3 million British pounds for an HMRC-WCO capacity building partnership to support the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement; 2) The Leeds International Trade Profiling Team for their excellent relationship-building with organizations; 3) Robert Shaw, from the Large Business unit, for his career-long dedication to improving professionalism, bringing people together across a number of important Customs roles and improving HMRC’s engagement with its trade sector customers.

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    UNITED KINGDOM

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  • UNITED KINGDOM: The following HMRC officer and services were awarded WCO Certificates of Merit on the occasion of ICD 2015: 1) the Trade Team for their outstanding work in securing 3 million British pounds for an HMRC-WCO capacity building partnership to support the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement; 2) The Leeds International Trade Profiling Team for their excellent relationship-building with organizations; 3) Robert Shaw, from the Large Business unit, for his career-long dedication to improving professionalism, bringing people together across a number of important Customs roles and improving HMRC’s engagement with its trade sector customers.

    UNITED KINGDOM: The following HMRC officer and services were awarded WCO Certificates of Merit on the occasion of ICD 2015: 1) the Trade Team for their outstanding work in securing 3 million British pounds for an HMRC-WCO capacity building partnership to support the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement; 2) The Leeds International Trade Profiling Team for their excellent relationship-building with organizations; 3) Robert Shaw, from the Large Business unit, for his career-long dedication to improving professionalism, bringing people together across a number of important Customs roles and improving HMRC’s engagement with its trade sector customers.

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  • UKRAINE: seven Customs officers were awarded a WCO Certificate of Merit on ICD 2015.

    UKRAINE: seven Customs officers were awarded a WCO Certificate of Merit on ICD 2015.

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  • UKRAINE: seven Customs officers were awarded a WCO Certificate of Merit on ICD 2015.

    UKRAINE: seven Customs officers were awarded a WCO Certificate of Merit on ICD 2015.

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