|2012 Knowledge Academy|
|07/02/2012 - 07/15/2012|
|8:00 am - 7:30 pm|
WCO 2012 Knowledge Academy for Customs and Trade, July 2-13
Secretary General of the WCO, Kunio Mikuriya, announced that 2012 will be dedicated to promoting connectivity, including enhanced cooperation and communication, under the slogan "Borders divide, Customs connects”. This year’s Knowledge Academy will revolve around this topic
On July 2 and 3rd, an Excise Tax Mini Summit will take place, where speakers from diverse backgrounds will discuss a wide variety of topics related to the rationale, impact and targets of excise taxation.
From July 4th to the 13th, business professionals from the private sector, Customs managers and administrators, international organisation representatives and academia will benefit from various training modules on the most pertinent topics in the Customs and Trade environment today.
Speakers will enrich the daily discussions during plenary sessions, where the private and public sectors will share ideas, best practices and learn from each other.
- Gain in-depth knowledge of the WCO’s tools and instruments
- Express business needs and expectations on core Customs issues
- Share knowledge, know-how and expertise with participants
- Be part of a vital Customs-Business knowledge network