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Activities and Programmes

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Activities and Programmes

Activities and Programme

  • WTO Trade Facilitation Negotiations

    This section includes WCO and WTO documents related to the WTO trade facilitation negotiations.

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  • Global Supply Chain Security

    Join the SAFE journey which began in 2005 ... and enhance global trade!! To understand this dynamic instrument that balances security, facilitation and Customs control, and opens the window to end-to-end trade supply chain management, visit this page.

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  • Coordinated Border Management

    Coordinated border management is now recognized by the Customs community as a potential solution for the challenges that the 21st century presents especially with respect to efficient and effective border management.

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  • Globally Networked Customs

    Globally Networked Customs

    Driven by the need to ensure that WCO Members were well-positioned to meet the challenges and opportunities of the global trading environment, the WCO Council adopted its Customs in the 21st Century strategic vision in 2008. It comprises ten building blocks, of which Globally Networked Customs (GNC) is the first.

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  • Single Window

    It is generally recognized that Customs. Administrations, being one of the Cross-Border Regulatory Agencies, have a pivotal role in Single Window developments. Please see below for quick links to a variety of sources information on establishing a Single Window Environment.

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  • Natural Disaster Relief

    This section deals with Customs's role in natural disaster management and includes information on WCO intruments and tools relating to the movement of consignments containing goods for humanitarian assistance, initiatives taken by WCO Members, as well as the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

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  • Customs requirements concerning the control of firearms on board ships

    The WCO Secretariat has produced a short questionnaire for Customs administrations on Customs requirements concerning the control of firearms and ammunition on board ships for use by privately contracted armed security personnel.

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