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

OCO NEWSLETTER, ISSUE 12 – OCT to DEC 2022

OCO NEWSLETTER, ISSUE 12 – OCT to DEC 2022

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

Nancy Oraka appointed as OCO Head of Secretariat

Nancy Oraka appointed as OCO Head of Secretariat

Read this document in French: Click on the language tab found at the bottom right of your screen and select French. Suva, Fiji, February 2, 2023 - The OCO Secretariat welcomed onboard its new Head of Secretariat Ms. Nancy Oraka. Originally from Papua New Guinea, Ms....

Northern Pacific Learn Critical Border Security Skills

Northern Pacific Learn Critical Border Security Skills

Read this document in French: Click on the language tab found at the bottom right of your screen and select French. Suva, Fiji, January 31- The Oceania Customs Organisation in partnership with the Australian Border Force, Secretariat of International Narcotics Control...

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
  • 25 Jan Customs Brokers Familiarisation Training
  • 26 Jan World Customs Day – CERT IV Graduation
  • 30 Jan – 18 Feb Women’s Alumni Webinar
  • 1-9 Feb UNEP Project Consultation with PICs- first consultation
  • 15 Feb ISWG Meeting
  • 24 Feb CERT III Graduation
  • 27 Feb – 3 March Guam Modernisation
  • 28 Feb UNEP Project Consultation with PICs- second consultation
  • 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
  • 19 – 21 Apr Customs Modernisation Workshop 
  • 16-17 May UNEP Project Training
  • 23 May Steering Committee Meeting
  • 23 – 26 May AEO Regional Workshop
  • 06 Jun ISWG Meeting
  • July Annual Conference
  • 24-28 Jul Forum Trade Ministers and related meetings
  • 8-12 Aug Regional Workshop on TRS
  • 8-11 Aug Forum Economic Ministers and related meetings
  • 17-18 Aug Pacific Islands Forum Women Leaders Meeting
  • 5 Sept Smaller Island States Officials Meeting
  • 5 Sept Pacific ACP Officials Meeting
  • 5-6 Sept Pre-Forum Session of the FOC
  • 8 Sept Forum Foreign Ministers Meeting

OCO Member Countries

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