WCO-UNESCAP 4th UNNExT MASTERCLASS: License, Permits, Certificates and Other regulatory requirements (e-LPCO) in a Single Window Environment
5-14 November 2018, Cheon An, Korea
The WCO and the UNESCAP organized the 4th UNNExT MASTERCLASS: License, Permits, Certificates and Other regulatory requirements (e-LPCO) in a Single Window Environment from 5 November to 14 November 2018 in the Customs Border Control Training Institute (CBCTI) in Cheon An, Korea, in cooperation with the ROCB A/P and the Korea Customs Service under the financial support of Customs Cooperation Fund of Korea (CCF/Korea) to support the WCO Members’ commitment to the implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) and effective use of information and communications technology in the introduction of the National Single Window environment in the A/P region.
38 participants from 21 Member Customs administrations and relevant border agencies participated in the Workshop. Mr. Hong-Young Jo, Program Manager of the ROCB A/P, attended this workshop as one of the resource persons, and took a role of facilitator and made a presentation on the ROCB A/P’s contributions and activities in capacity building.
The workshop provided Members with the opportunity for examining their WTO TFA engagement and Single Window Implementation status by sharing international standards and best practices in the area of business processes, and information exchange on the Licenses, Permits, Certificates, and Other regulatory requirements (e-LPCOs) for verification and validation of the supporting documents for customs clearance.
Through this 10-day workshop, the participants actively took part in all the discussions and exercises and shared their views on their possible steps for their administration to materialize the lessons learned from the workshop. In the course of the workshop, the participants had a study visit to regional customs house and observed the virtual training center for excising customs process by electronic system and studied practical cases on the utilization of Single Window System for verifying required certificates for clearance, which were authorized by the responsible government agencies.