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Intellectual Property Rights Regional Workshop
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Intellectual Property Rights Regional Workshop

On August 27-29, 2019, in Cholpon Ata, the Kyrgyz Republic hosted a regional seminar on intellectual property rights, organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. The seminar was attended by representatives of relevant structures and departments of Central Asian countries, including representatives of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan. The purpose of the seminar is to discuss issues related to intellectual property rights, the mutual exchange of experience, as well as the study of international practice in this area. Experts from the World Customs Organization acted as...

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  Seminar on the prevention of illegal trade in ozone-depleting substances was held at the Lebap Velavat Customs Office
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Seminar on the prevention of illegal trade in ozone-depleting substances was held at the Lebap Velavat Customs Office

Seminar organized by the Ozone Center under the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection of Turkmenistan on September 2, 2019 at the Lebap Velayat Customs Office was dedicated to measures to prevent illegal trade in ozone-depleting substances, which were attended by customs officers from the Lebap Velayat Customs Office and subordinate customs posts. The event was organized as part of a joint project of the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection of Turkmenistan with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on the phase-out Plan for Hydrochlorofl...

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Specialized X-ray Image Interpretation Instructor Course
23 Aug
Specialized X-ray Image Interpretation Instructor Course

Specialized X-ray Image Interpretation Instructor Course, which began on August 19, is being held in Ashgabat. The course is organized by the OSCE Center in Ashgabat. The event is attended by employees of the State Customs Service, as well as the transport police of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan. This course is part of the Plan of Projects to be implemented jointly by the Government of Turkmenistan and OSCE Center in Ashgabat in 2019. The purpose of the specialized instructor course is to strengthen security at the airports of Turkmenistan and improve the professional ski...

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Training on combating seal manipulation
22 Aug
Training on combating seal manipulation

20-22 August 2019 – Within the framework of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the World Customs Organization Container Control Programme, the UNODC Programme Office in Turkmenistan has conducted a three-day Training on combating seal manipulation at the International Customs Terminal of Ashgabat.  Eighteen officers of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan in the training. Conducted by Mr. Dirk De Langhe, UNODC Headquarters (Vienna, Austria) and Mr. Svetlan Savov, UNODC Consultant, the training was aimed at strengthening capacity of customs officers on identificatio...

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 Meeting with the regional coordinator of the UNODC – WCO Container Control Programme (CCP)
21 Aug
Meeting with the regional coordinator of the UNODC – WCO Container Control Programme (CCP)

On August 21, 2019, the representatives of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan met with Mr. Batyr Geldiyev, Regional Coordinator of of the UNODC – WCO Container Control Programme (CCP). National coordinator of the Program,          Mr. Chary Atayev has also attended by the. Turkmenistan joined the Container Control Program in 2009. Many projects have been implemented during this period. Cabinets of Port Control Units have been created in the International Customs Terminal and in the International Sea Port of Turkmenbashi. In addition, various trainings for customs officers are held on a...

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Rules for using T1/T2 transit module
16 Aug
Rules for using T1/T2 transit module

The State Customs Service of Turkmenistan has been implementing automated customs data system. A T1/T2 transit module of this system started to operate.  In this regard, the placement of goods and vehicles moving across the customs border of Turkmenistan under the customs procedure of customs transit is carried out through this system. The activities of customs brokers (representatives) are organized at the internal and border customs posts of Turkmenistan and carriers (forwarders) can use the services of customs brokers (representatives). According to the customs legislation of Turkmenista...

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