1st Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region SAFE Framework of Standards-Authorized Economic Operator (SAFE-AEO) Accreditation Workshop

21 March 2017

The 1st Arabic speaking SAFE-AEO Accreditation workshop was held at the Saudi Arabia Customs Office in Riyadh from 13 to 16 March 2017. The accreditation workshop was attended by 13 Customs representatives from the MENA Region thanks to the financial support of the Saudi Customs.

During the 4-day intensive programme, experts from Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Tunisia demonstrated their skills and abilities as experts in the area of SAFE-AEO.

This workshop has been a major achievement, especially for the MENA Region, aiming at increasing the regional pool of experts available to provide WCO assistance in Arabic, as well as contributing to equip administrations with well-qualified experts exposed to new international collaboration opportunities.