Oceania Customs Organisation (OCO) Secretariat

The Oceania Customs Organisation (OCO) was established by Heads of Oceania Customs Administrations in August 1998 to promote efficiency and effectiveness in all aspects of Regional Customs Administrations. The OCO has a membership of 23 countries and territories from the Pacific region, and its principal activity is facilitating and where appropriate helping member administrations align with customs international standards and best practice, leading to greater economic prosperity and increased border security within the Oceania region.

Strategic Priority Areas

Priority 1

Customs Leadership

Priority 2

Law Enforcement and Border Security

Priority 3

Trade Management and Facilitation

Priority 4

Revenue Management and Compliance

Priority 5

Institutional Strengthening of Small Member
Administrations

Priority 6

Institutional Strengthening of the OCO
Secretariat

Latest News

RANDY LEADS FSM’S REVENUE AND CUSTOMS

RANDY LEADS FSM’S REVENUE AND CUSTOMS

Read this document in French: Click on the language tab found at the bottom right of your screen and select French. December 01, 2022: Randy Sue (pictured) always had a thirst for adventure. That’s why he joined the US military at the age of 18, eager to see the...

OCO works with USPTO on IPR in the Pacific

OCO works with USPTO on IPR in the Pacific

Read this document in French: Click on the language tab found at the bottom right of your screen and select French. Suva, Fiji, November 28. The Oceania Customs Organisation secretariat continues to work with partners to improve the capacity of members in various...

OCO NEWSLETTER, ISSUE 11 – JUL to SEP 2022

OCO NEWSLETTER, ISSUE 11 – JUL to SEP 2022

Greetings from the OCO Secretariat! We are pleased to present the OCO E-Newsletter for the period July – September 2022. In this edition we bring you up to speed on: Our activities for the period July – September 2022. Latest news from OCO and its Members and,...

CUSTOMS AND IPR OFFICERS STRATEGISES ON THE FIGHT AGAINST COUNTERFEITS

CUSTOMS AND IPR OFFICERS STRATEGISES ON THE FIGHT AGAINST COUNTERFEITS

Read this document in French: Click on the language tab found at the bottom right of your screen and select French. Suva, Fiji, November 22, 2022: Senior Customs and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) officers in the region recognise the difficult tasks they have, to...

Customs officers work towards curbing counterfeits in the region

Customs officers work towards curbing counterfeits in the region

Read this document in French: Click on the language tab found at the bottom right of your screen and select French. Suva, Fiji, November 10, 2022: The rapid increase in supply of counterfeit goods with associated harmful risks is a major challenge for Oceania Customs...

Events & Workshop

OCO Events and Workshops is a great way to communicate ideas, acquire new skills and specialized knowledge which members can apply to their profession and to better accomplish member goals and values.

Upcoming events and workshops:

 

  • 31 Oct – 30 Jan CERT III Electives – Online Training
  • 05 – 09 Dec IONICS and Postal Inspection Training
  • 05 – 10 Dec SPC Statistics Workshop
  • 14 Dec Regional Dialogue on TRS
  • 26 Jan World Customs Day – CERT IV Graduation
  • 15 Feb ISWG Meeting
  • 21 – 24 Feb Customs Modernisation Workshop
  • 24 Feb CERT III Graduation
  • 06 – 07 Mar Gender Equality Workshop
  • 08 Mar Womens Day
  • 14 Mar Steering Committee Meeting
  • 20 – 24 Mar OPSCA & APAN Training-South Pacific
  • 27 – 31 Mar IONICS & Postal Inspection
  • 04 -05 Apr UNEP Project Training
  • 17 – 21 Apr X-Ray Image Training
  • 24 – 28 Apr AEO Regional Workshop
  • 8 – 12 May Regional Workshop on TRS
  • 16-17 May UNEP Project Training
  • 23 May Steering Committee Meeting
  • 06 Jun ISWG Meeting

OCO Member Countries

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