The 2019-2020 WCO-Japan Career Development Programme commenced in Brussels at WCO Headquarters on Monday 16 September 2019. The Programme was launched in 2009 by the WCO in cooperation with Japan Customs and provides an opportunity for selected candidates to work at the WCO Secretariat.
May 22, 2019, Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Today, the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan, together with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), is hosting the Sixth Annual Interregional Meeting of the UNODC Global Program and the World Customs Organization (WCO) for Container Control (PCCP).
High-level meetings within the framework of the official visit of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to the United Arab Emirates in March this year led to a new stage in strengthening partnership and expanding practical cooperation.
On May 2, 2019, the State Customs Committee held a meeting with the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Executive Director of the Office on Drugs and Crime Yuri Fedotov, who arrived in Tashkent to attend the 11th meeting of themembers signed the Memorandum of Understanding on Regional Cooperation on Drug Control.
The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoev is carrying out intensive foreign policy reforms with constructive and mutually beneficial relations with foreign countries. The new stage of mutual cooperation is also reflected in the Uzbek-Turkish relations.
On February 27, 2019, Deputy Assistant of the Secretary of State Bureau of Law Enforcement and International drug control, George A. Andrew, visited the "Chuqursoy Technical Office" railway customs border post.
The Samarkand Regional Customs Office held a meeting of The Interadministrational Mobile Group, organized in Samarkand region, by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime in 2018 dedicated to the results of the fight against smuggling of Afghan narcotics in Uzbekistan.