Promote the regional cooperation on container control

The exchange visit to Georgia for Kyrgyz Customs Officials nominated to work at the Port Control Units in Kyrgyzstan was organized in April 2017 within the framework of the UNODC-WCO Global Container Control Programme (CCP). The Kyrgyz delegation have visited Tbilisi dry port and Poti seaport (CCP Port Control Units) and became familiar with the work of the units, Georgian Revenue Service's experience in profiling of high-risk consignments, learned best practices. Kyrgyzstan, as a CCP participating country, is in process of establishment of similar units in its respective dry ports.

The delegation visited Customs clearance zones "Tbilisi-2" and "Poti" as well as border crossing points with Azerbaijan and Turkey. The exchange visit also served as a platform for developing a Memorandum of Cooperation between Kyrgyz and Georgian Customs.

The CCP Regional Segment for Central Asia and Azerbaijan is funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) and the Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Programme as well as the Government of Japan.