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KAZAKHSTAN CUSTOMS WINS THE 2020 WCO PHOTO COMPETITION

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Every year the World Customs Organization is organizing photo competition. The theme of the WCO Photo Competition 2020 is “Customs fostering Sustainability for People, Prosperity and the Planet”. Which is based on the WCO 2020 slogan.

A photo submitted by Kazakhstan Customs, as part of the annual WCO Photo Competition, has been voted as the winner of the competition 2020 edition.

The photo shows a Customs officer in uniform alongside his faithful friend, ready to start the day despite the risks posed by the spread of COVID-19.

It is crucial for Customs to continue to ensure the safety of goods and to facilitate global trade while, at the same time, guaranteeing the protection of society, especially during this health crisis.

The judging criteria for submission of photos will include the artistry; the originality; the situation portrayed; the atmosphere; and the colours.

Resource:http://www.wcoomd.org/en/media/newsroom/2020/july/kazakhstan-customs-wins-the-2020-wco-photo-competition.aspx

AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE MONGOLIAN CUSTOMS AND THE WCO REGARDING THE UTILIZATION OF THE WCO NATIONAL CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT NETWORK (NCEN) APPLICATION

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Agreement between the Mongolian Customs and the WCO regarding the Utilization of the WCO National Customs Enforcement Network (nCEN) Application was signed by Mr. Ts.Gendentseveen on behalf of the Mongolian Customs and in his capacity of Deputy Director General of the Customs General Administration on 12 June 2020 in Ulaanbaatar. Due to Covid-19 pandemic, the WCO Secretariat had, on behalf of the WCO, signed it on 28 May in Brussels. Under the Agreement, The WCO grants the Mongolian Customs a non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty free license to use the nCEN application.The nCEN software is free of charge for Mongolian Customs.

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SUCCESSFULLY CONDUCTED “NATIONAL TRAIN-THE-TRAINERS PROGRAM ON THE WTO TRADE FACILITATION AGREEMENT” OF MONGOLIA

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The WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement had entered into force on February 22, 2017 after two-thirds of the WTO membership completed their domestic ratification. The Parliament of Mongolia had ratified the TFA on 24 November 2016 and the trade facilitation became one of issues of national importance.
Border controlling agencies play a main role in implementing the Trade Facilitation Agreement, specially Section I (36 measures).

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PROJECT PROPOSAL OF THE CUSTOMS GENERAL ADMINISTRATION WAS SELECTED FOR A TRIAL

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The Cabinet Secretariat of the Government of Mongolia and the Civil Service Council jointly organized “POLICY INNOVATION 2020” project among the government bodies.

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