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ICAO - WCO Joint Conference on Enhancing Air Cargo Security and Facilitation

START DATE 26 julio 2016
END DATE 28 julio 2016
LOCATION Sama-Sama Hotel, Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia


Enhancing Air Cargo Security and Facilitation



The Path to Effective Implementation


26 – 28 July 2016


Sama-Sama Hotel, Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia


This Joint Conference is the 3rd Conference organized through cooperation between International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and World Customs Organization (WCO) and will be hosted by Malaysia’s Ministry of Transport and Royal Customs Department.

This event will pave the way for enhanced future cooperation and will support all stakeholders amidst a dynamic and rapidly changing international business environment.

It will focus on how Customs, aviation security authorities and stakeholders can work together to overcome the current global security concerns. It will also seek to identify synergies that can be built upon to further enhance coordination and cooperation between aviation security authorities, Customs authorities and other key stakeholders with the aim to strengthen aviation and border security and facilitate the movement of air cargo.

The audience will be composed of Customs, aviation security authorities, postal operators, business leaders, government representatives, industry experts, vendors and other interested participants and effective way to address cargo security and facilitation.

Why Attend

Learn and Understand

The Conference will comprise thematic presentations and panel discussions, with speakers from the regulatory, international organizations and industry realms.

Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of current international aviation trade issues, emerging security protocols around the world and ways that stakeholders can work together to enhance aviation security and trade facilitation.

Participants will be able to hear from practitioners on their experiences in dealing with air cargo security and facilitation.

Joint Conference is an opportunity for participants to learn more about the successes and challenges of aviation security and Customs authorities and industry in their efforts to secure air cargo, an important component of the global supply chain.

To emphasize the commitment of the two organizations to cooperate with each other, the Secretaries General of WCO and ICAO will be participating in the Joint Conference and deliver keynote speeches.


The two and a half day event including information sessions to promote synergy between Civil Aviation and Customs authorities represents a unique opportunity to interact with senior policy makers, experts and practitioners from States and relevant international organizations, and is expected to identify common and plausible solutions for addressing security, safety, customs and facilitation concerns.

Participants of the Joint Conference can also network with an outstanding array of international leaders in the realms of government and multilateral policymaking in the aviation and supply chain industries in a strategically-vital location and a major transportation hub.

This Conference will also allow Customs executives to meet a wide cross-section of government and private sector representatives to discuss issues surrounding air cargo security in particular and supply chain security in general.



Draft Agenda (Download)


Participation at the Joint Conference is only by registration and there are a limited number of seats.

There are no registration or participation fees to be paid by participants to attend the event. However, airfares and accommodation costs will have to be borne by participants.

Conference registration details can be found on our dedicated Internet site