Cooperation and partnerships emphasized at 2011 WCO Council Sessions

The following is excerpted from a 25 June 2011 press release by the World Customs Organization.

Heads of Customs administrations representing the 177 Members of the World Customs Organization met in Brussels from 23-25 June 2011 for the annual Sessions of the WCO Council, the Organization’s highest decision-making body.

This year the Council focused on key topical issues impacting the global trading system – illicit and dangerous trade, global supply chain security, air cargo security, and trade facilitation – while recognizing the critical supportive role played by capacity building, information-sharing, research and knowledge promotion...

This release is available in its entirety on the World Customs Organization website at: