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3 December 2021

The CCP Women's Network in MENA organizes all-women study visit to the Dominican Republic

The underrepresentation of women in the customs and law enforcement sectors is a global concern in industrialized and developing countries alike. In varying degrees and differing regionally, the share of women working in these fields continues to be proportionally limited and undervalued...more
 
9 November 2021

International law enforcement cooperation to target crimes in the fisheries sector

International cooperation is a key element in the fight against transnational organized crime and the cross-border movement of illicit goods and it is, therefore, an integral part of the UNODC-WCO Container Control Programme’s methodology. From the establishment of Port Control and Air...more
 
 
10 October 2021

Namibia signs MoU with UNODC-WCO Container Control Porgramme and officially opens first Port Control Unit

On 24 September 2021, Namibia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Container Control Programme (CCP). The MoU was signed by the Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRA), the Namibian Police Force (NAMPOL), the Namibian Ports Authority (Namport), the...more
10 October 2021

Angola becomes first country to launch Port Control Unit in Southern Africa

On 14 September 2021, Angola formally launched the first Port Control Unit (PCU) in Southern Africa, in its main port of Luanda. Established under the framework of the Container Control Programme (CCP), the PCU is dedicated to countering illicit trafficking through the Port of Luanda...more
13 September 2021

Container Control Programme launches pioneering Women’s Professional Development Programme

August 5th 2021 marked a new milestone for the CCP Women’s Network: the launch of a professional development training course, conducted in partnership with the Australian Border Force (ABF) and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University. Addressing the training participants...more 

5 August 2021

UNODC and WCO target plastic and hazardous waste 

On June 15th, the UNODC-WCO Container Control Programme (CCP), in collaboration with the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad), launched a new project to counter illegal shipments of plastic and hazardous waste in the cargo trade supply chain Building on findings from technical assessments undertaken jointly with authorities in Cambodia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand ...more
19 November 2020

UNODC Celebrates Fifth Anniversary of CCP Women’s Network 

There is global consensus that advancing women’s rights and gender equality benefits society as a whole. Greater participation by women is essential to achieving stronger democracies, more prosperous economies, and fairer societies. Women’s contributions to global governance, in particular, have... more

17 November 2020

The UNODC-WCO Container Control Programme Takes Stock of Achievements

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to pose various challenges for the private and public sectors across the globe. The ensuing crisis was felt by many global programmes; and the UNODC-WCO Container Control Programme (CCP), with its 59 participating countries, was no exception. Social…more

9 November 2021

International law enforcement cooperation to target crimes in the fisheries sector

International cooperation is a key element in the fight against transnational organized crime and the cross-border movement of illicit goods and it is, therefore, an integral part of the UNODC-WCO Container Control Programme’s methodology. From the establishment of Port Control and Air...more