A sub-regional workshop on Post Customs Audit (PCA) for South Asia members was held virtually on 5 – 7 July 2022. The Workshop was funded by CCF/Japan and hosted by ROCB A/P.
The Webinar “Following the Money Trail of the Illicit Wildlife Trade: Convergence of Maritime Trade Chain Efforts and Financial Crime Investigations” was held online on 21 June 2022. This Webinar was jointly organized by the Trade and Supply Chain Finance Program (TSCFP) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) with the Wildlife Justice Commission (WJC), the World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF), RILO A/P and ROCB A/P. Ms. Yuko Mamiya, Program Manager, and Ms. Kanyawarat Sitthikunpanit, Program Coordinator of ROCB A/P, attended this Webinar on behalf of ROCB A/P.
At the invitation of the RILO A/P, Mr. Norikazu Kuramoto, Head of the ROCB A/P attended the Regional Seminar in Asia Pacific region held on 16 June 2021 virtually hosted by RILO A/P.
The WCO Asia/Pacific Sub-Regional Data Analytics Workshop for Pacific Island was held from 7 to 9 June 2022 in Nadi, Fiji by a hybrid format allowing for remote and on-site participation. Mr. Ilkwon HAN, Program Manager of the ROCB A/P attended as facilitators/coordinators for the workshop
At the invitation of the ASEAN Secretariat, Mr. Norikazu Kuramoto, Head of the ROCB A/P attended the 11th ASEAN – Word Customs Organization (WCO) Consultation at the 31st Meeting of the ASEAN Directors- General of Customs held on 8 June 2021 in Singapore in person.
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.
Upon the invitation of the Thai Customs Department, Mr. Norikazu Kuramoto, Head of the ROCB A/P and his colleagues attended the ceremony to celebrate 148th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Customs Department at Customs Auditorium, 120 Years Building at the Headquarter of Thai Customs Department.
The ROCB A/P have a fruitful and constructive meeting with the Regional Intelligence Liaison Office for the Asia/Pacific region (RILO A/P) for further close cooperation in supporting Asia Pacific Members in this fiscal year as the same regional body of WCO in Asia Pacific region on 16 August 2022.
My name is Kanyawarat SITTHIKUNPANIT. My nickname is Ploy. I’m the new staff at ROCB A/P for the Program Coordinator position.