World Customs Organization (WCO)

The IPPC Secretariat cooperates with the World Customs Organization in several areas. To facilitate this cooperation, an Agreement between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on behalf of the Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention and the World Customs Organization was signed on 19 June 2018 (posted below).


The two Secretariats are currently drafting a joint work plan which will promote cooperation, specifically in the areas of e-Commerce, Sea Containers and ePhyto.

Contact Point: International Organizations Group

World Customs Organization
Rue du Marche 30 B-1210 Bruxelles Belgique
Phone: 003222099345
Fax: 003222099493
Alternate Email:
Date contact registration: 17 Oct 2018
Title Files/URLs Date Published Type
Agreement between FAO (on behalf of the IPPC Secretariat) and the WCO WCO-IPPC (FAO) Agreement
07 Jan 2019 Publication