Development Programmes

Capacity Building

Development Programmes

  • Fellowship Programme

    The Fellowship Programme forms part of the WCO Leadership and Management Development Programme and its initiatives to develop Member administrations’ management capacities. The aim of this Programme is to assist Customs administrations with their organizational development by endowing certain managers, selected on the basis of their potential for development within their administrative structure, with the technical knowledge and capacities required for their administration’s reform and modernization activities.
    The selection of participants is consequently based on candidates’ skills, analytical abilities, work experience and development capacities.

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  • What is PICARD?

    The Partnerships in Customs Academic Research and Development Programme aims to increase the professional knowledge and standing of Customs executives and practitioners; provide a cooperation framework for Customs Education and Research; encourage national adoption of integrated education, training and development scheme by education authorities; initiate new approaches to Customs whole-of-career development strategies.

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  • Career Development Programme

    01 February 2021

    The Career Development Programme was launched in 2009 by the WCO, in cooperation with Japan Customs. It provides an opportunity for selected candidates, known as Professional Associates (PA), to undertake work at the WCO Secretariat for 10 months.

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  • Scholarship Programme (GRIPS – AGU)

    The WCO established the Japan-WCO Human Resource Development Programme (Scholarship Programme) in 2000, funded by Japan Customs, aimed at improving the human resources of WCO Member Customs administrations.

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  • Executive Programme in Customs and Business Administration (EPCBA)

     

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  • WCO Regional Customs Laboratory Professionals Programme

     

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