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The Bilateral Meeting on Promoting the Cooperation between the IPPC and the World Customs Organization (WCO) was held 4 March 2016 at WCO-HQ in Brussels, Belgium. The IPPC delegate was composed of Mr Jingyuan Xia (the IPPC Secretary) and Mr Craig Fedchock (the IPPC Coordinator), and the WCO delegate consisted of Mr Kunio Mikuriya (the Secretary-General of WCO), Mr Alan Harrison (the Executive Officer of the Secretary-General Office) and Mr Theo Hesselink (the Technical Officer of Compliance and Facilitation). The main objective the meeting was to discuss the possibility to sign an agreement on the IPPC-WCO cooperation.
During the meeting ...
On July 3, 2013 the IPPC Secretariat met with the World Customs Organization (WCO) for an exploratory meeting to raise awareness between the two groups regarding common interests and objectives. The WCO is very interested in important ongoing IPPC projects such as ePhyto and the standard on Sea Containers. The discussions also focused on developing new avenues for collaboration, for which both parties share a positive outlook.