The WCO Online Regional Workshop on Disaster Management and Supply Chain Continuity: Sharing Experience and Lessons Learnt from COVID-19 for the Asia Pacific was held from 11 to 13 May 2022 under the sponsorship of the government of Japan. Mr. Norikazu Kuramoto, Head of the ROCB A/P attended the Workshop.
The 1st Meeting of Heads of WCO Asia/Pacific Regional Customs Laboratory was organized and hosted online by ROCB A/P on 10 May 2022. About 30 participants and observers from RCLs, WCO Secretariat, Vice Chair Secretariat, and RILO A/P attended the meeting.
The WCO Asia/Pacific Regional Railway Workshop was held from 3 to 5 May 2022 in Seoul, Korea by a hybrid format allowing for remote and on-site participation. The Workshop was the first hybrid regional workshop in AP region, hosted by the ROCB A/P in close cooperation with the WCO under the sponsorship of the Korea Customs Cooperation Fund (CCF/Korea).
The second WCO/JICA Joint Sub-Regional Working Group Activity for Master Trainer Programme (MTP) on Customs Valuation and HS Classification for the Pacific Islands was held from 25 to 29 April 2022 in Suva, Fiji.
The WCO National Workshop on combating counterfeiting and piracy for the Thai Customs Department was held from 28 March to 1 April 2022 in Bangkok, Thailand, under the sponsorship of the Japan Customs Cooperation Fund (CCF/Japan). The Workshop was organized by the WCO in cooperation with the ROCB A/P as well as with the generous support of the Thai Customs Department.
On 23 March 2022, Mr. Norikazu Kuramoto, Head of ROCB A/P, and the staff of ROCB A/P met by online with Mr. Cheon-Jeong PARK, Head of RILO AP and his colleagues at the second ROCB-RILO meeting in this FY21/22, moderated by Mr. Ilkwon HAN, Program Manager of ROCB A/P.
Mr. Norikazu Kuramoto, Head of ROCB A/P, and Ms. Pavida Tarapoom, Assistant Program Manager were invited the bilateral online meeting by UNODC to discuss on regional cooperation of the Unwaste Project.
Mr. Michael CYMBALISTA, Australian Border Force (ABF) Attaché, Counsellor of Australian Embassy in Bangkok Thailand visited ROCB A/P as its new support member.
My name is Kanyawarat SITTHIKUNPANIT. My nickname is Ploy. I’m the new staff at ROCB A/P for the Program Coordinator position.