Customs

April 23, 2018 - April 26, 2018

CLDP Hosts Meeting of the Trade Facilitation Working Group and the Workshop on Simplified Procedures and Customs Guarantees for Ukraine and Moldova

On April 23-24, 2018, CLDP led a meeting of the Trade Facilitation Working Group of Moldova and Ukraine in Kyiv, Ukraine.  The meeting brought Customs officials from Moldova and Ukraine together to discuss the status and challenges of customs reforms with members of the business community, EU customs experts, and representatives of the EU Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM) and the EU Advisory Mission (EUAM). 

April 21, 2018 - April 26, 2018

Afghanistan: Customs Integrity and TRIPS Workshops

On the week of April 22, CLDP, along with partners WCO and USPTO, conducted two workshops for officials from Afghanistan's Customs Department, the Ministry of Commerce, and the Afghan judiciary. 

March 20, 2018 - March 21, 2018

Second Workshop on Single Window and Cross-Border Management

From March 20-21, in coordination with Kosovo Customs, CLDP conducted its second workshop on single window and cross-border management for 20 customs and border police officials in Pristina, Kosovo.

March 14, 2018 - March 15, 2018

Customs Workshop on Combatting Counterfeit Goods

On March 14-15, 2018, CLDP, in coordination with U.S. Embassy Baku and Azerbaijan State Customs Committee, held a two-day Workshop on Border Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Baku, Azerbaijan.  

March 10, 2018 - March 17, 2018

Ministry of Mines and Petroleum Delegation of Afghanistan visited CLDP

On March 10-15, CLDP hosted a high-level delegation from the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum of Afghanistan (MoMP) in Washington, DC. 

December 11, 2017 - December 13, 2017

CLDP Participates in the U.S.-Central Asia Trade and Investment Framework Agreement Annual Meetings

CLDP Attorney Michael Cofield participated in the U.S.-Central Asia Trade and Investment Framework Agreement annual meetings on December 11-13, 2017 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. On Monday, December 11, 2017, CLDP briefed the TIFA-level Working Groups on the work and results of the CLDP-facilitated Expert Level Working Groups on customs issues, standards, and sanitary/phytosanitary measures. 

October 16, 2017 - October 20, 2017

Honduras: CLDP Conducts Trade Facilitation Assessment

From October 16-20, CLDP conducted a trade facilitation assessment in San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa, Honduras, in coordination with the International Trade Administration (ITA).

October 16, 2017 - October 19, 2017

CLDP Facilitates Fifth Meeting of the Central Asia-Afghanistan Expert Level Working Group on Customs Issues

CLDP’s Michael Cofield and Yulia Melara organized the fifth meeting of the Expert Level Working Group on Customs for officials from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan on October 16-19

September 26, 2017 - September 28, 2017

State Fiscal Services of Ukraine Study Tour to Finland

CLDP, in coordination with EUBAM, provided support for a study tour for five officials of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine to the Finnish Customs to review the legal framework and practical functioning of the effective post clearance audit system. 

September 12, 2017 - September 13, 2017

Workshop on Single Window and Cross-Border Management for Kosovo Customs

From September 12-13, in coordination with Kosovo Customs, CLDP conducted a workshop on single window and cross-border management for 26 customs officials in Pristina, Kosovo