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2020 WCO Knowledge Academy for Customs and Trade

START DATE 08 septiembre 2020
END DATE 10 septiembre 2020
LOCATION Web Conference


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Despite the ongoing concern regarding the global health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is critical that Customs administrations continue to facilitate the seamless flow of goods, especially relief goods, to help mitigate the overall impact of the pandemic. It is in this context that the World Customs Organization (WCO) is onganizing the first virtual WCO Knowledge Academy for Customs and Trade (KACT), bringing together the foremost experts in Customs matters to meet the demands of a complex international and cross-border trading system.

Business professionals, Customs managers and administrators, border agency officials, international organization representatives and academia will benefit from the intensive interactive discussions of the most pertinent topics in the Customs environment today.

The courses will be led by technical experts widely respected in their various fields and will also include instructors from private sector companies, government institutions, and academia. The primary objective of the WCO Knowledge Academy for Customs and Trade is to provide an intense training for Customs and Business practitioners.

The Academy is open to all interested participants. Registration is free for two participant from each WCO Member administration/Organization/Company.


Who should attend?

Customs authorities, the IT sector, the broader business community, governmental and trade organizations, lending institutions, border regulatory agencies, and others involved in the international trade arena.


Why attend?

  • Gain in-depth knowledge of the WCO’s tools and instruments
  • Express business needs and expectations on core Customs issues
  • Share knowledge, know-how and expertise with participants
  • Be part of a vital Customs-Business knowledge network