Comorian Custom News.

Comoros accedes to the Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC) and becomes the 130th Contracting Party to the Convention

On 9 March 2022, during the ongoing 28th Revised Kyoto Convention Management Committee’s Meeting, Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, Secretary General of the World Customs Organization (WCO), in his capacity as the depositary of the Convention, received the Instrument of Accession of the Union of Comoros to the International Convention on the Simplification and Harmonization of Customs Procedures (Revised Kyoto Convention - RKC) from H.E Mr. Mohamed Chatur BADAOUI, Ambassador of the Union of the Comoros to the Kingdom of Belgium, at WCO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium....Read more

Operation STOP: the WCO operation hits hard the illegal trafficking linked to COVID-19

The World Customs Organization (WCO) and its Members have successfully run a global emergency operation called “STOP” against illegal trafficking linked to COVID-19, the report on which was presented at an online conference today, 6 October 2020. Operation STOP is the WCO’s immediate and urgent response, working with 99 Member administrations and its network of Regional Intelligence Liaison Offices (RILOs), to the resurgence in illegal trafficking of medicines and medical supplies, including those linked to the COVID-19 pandemic....Read more

Corona Virus spreading: Comoros Customs on phase 2.

As customs officers are required agents to be in front of borders and are the first people who are authorized to get in contact with people who come into the country either by air or by sea, they are potential victims and vectors of the virus ....Read more

Customs DG meeting with Comorian student trainee inspectors in Brussels on February 18, 2020.

On the sidelines of the 18th meeting of the WCO Audit Committee, of which Comoros and South Africa represent the 24 member countries of Eastern and Southern Africa, the DG of Comoros Customs met the student inspectors trainees at the Belgian Customs School (BCS)....Read more

MESSAGE FROM THE WCO SG, KUNIO MIKURIYA, ON THE OCCASION OF INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMS DAY 2020.

WCO celebrates International Customs Day 2020 and invites Members to foster Sustainability for People, Prosperity and the Planet...Read more

African Union Directors General of Customs address the role of Customs in the Agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area

At the invitation of the African Union (AU) and Mr. Dicksons Kateshumbwa, Commissioner of Customs in the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) and WCO Council Chair, WCO Secretary General Kunio Mikuriya attended the 11th Ordinary Meeting of the AU Sub-Committee of Directors General of Customs (AUSCDGC), held in Kampala, Uganda on 19 and 20 September 2019....Read more