Cooperation Programmes

Capacity Building

Cooperation Programmes

The WCO conducts a variety of capacity building projects in the form of cooperation programmes. Here, development organizations or member countries have agreed to finance agreed upon projects.

Cooperation programmes

  • WCO Sweden Programme

    The WCO– Sub– Saharan African Customs Modernization Programme, funded by the government of Sweden, comprises four projects, namely the WCO- EAC CREATe, the WCO– SACU Connect, the WCO– WACAM and the WCO– INAMA Projects.

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  • HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD Programme

    The HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD Programme is a partnership between Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the World Customs Organisation (WCO) and the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) aiming at supporting developing and least-developed countries to effectively implement the provisions of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Agreement on Trade Facilitation (TFA) under the auspices of the WCO Mercator Programme.

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  • WCO-Norad Anti-Corruption and Integrity Promotion (A-CIP) Programme for Customs

    Launched in January 2019, the Anti-Corruption and Integrity Promotion (A-CIP) Programme responds to the recognised high costs of corruption in customs.

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  • The WCO - Finland Project

    ESA Region, WCO and Finland Focus on Future.Tanzania and Botswana Delegations visit Finland.Namibian and Kenyan delegations pay working visit to Finland on Co-ordinated Border Management.

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  • The WCO/JICA Joint Project

    The WCO/JICA Joint Project is a partnership between the JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) and the WCO aiming at supporting the efforts of Customs administrations on trade facilitation and Customs modernization in Africa.

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  • WCO-Bahamas Training Program 2018/19

    A comprehensive organizational development and training program linked to strategic objectives of the Inter-American Development Bank’s Bahamas Trade Sector Support Program as well as the WCO Mercator Programme. The WCO-Bahamas Training Program aims to build capacity within Bahamas Customs and Excise Department (BCED) to align with the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement in preparation for accession.

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