July 25, 2014

World Customs Journal – New Editorial Board Member

The INCU wishes to welcome Professor Enrique Barreira to the Editorial Board of the World Customs Journal. Professor Enrique Barreira is a founding partner of BRSV Attorneys at Law in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was one of the drafters of the Argentine Customs Code. He has also been a professor of Customs Tax Law, Customs Regimes, and Anti-dumping and Subsidies […]
May 19, 2014

ESAMI Course Update

The collaboration between ESAMI and CCES was first established in 2011, and since then, over 50 students have been through program. The program provides an opportunity for Customs officials in the Eastern and Southern African Region to obtain a MBA specialising in the field of Customs. The 27th MBA (Customs) intake of students at the Eastern & Southern African Institute […]
March 25, 2014

CCES Becomes a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)

The Export Council of Australia and the Centre for Customs and Excise Studies, Charles Sturt University are pleased to announce their partnership to deliver comprehensive international business management education and training for exporters. The Advanced Diploma, the Graduate Certificate and the Graduate Diploma have been specifically designed for people seeking or pursuing a career in international business. Developed by professional […]
March 25, 2014

CCES Moves to new Offices

At the beginning of this month, CCES relocated to new offices in Canberra located within the Parliamentary Triangle. It was a well coordinated move with an almost seamless transition. The move comes as a result of our new partnership with the prestigious Charles Sturt University (CSU). Now that we are co-located with CSU, we can progress the expansion and development […]
December 11, 2013

CCES Relocating to Charles Sturt University (Barton, ACT)

February 2014 will see CCES co-located with Charles Sturt University (CSU) in the Parliamentary Triangle of the nation’s capital, Canberra. This will facilitate the development of new border management, trade and enforcement programs and the expansion of existing subjects with both organisations being housed under the one roof. The CCES move will be completed in time for the March 2014 […]
November 20, 2013

QATAR – ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE IN CUSTOMS MANAGEMENT

In September 2013, the first cohort of students commenced the Associate of Applied Science degree in Customs Management delivered jointly by the Centre for Customs and Excise Studies (CCES) and the Community College of Qatar (CCQ). The group of 18 male and 7 female students were taught fundamentals in the field of customs and border control. Students completed their midterm […]
October 22, 2013

CAN AN ACT OF PIRACY BE COMMITTED AGAINST AN OFFSHORE PETROLEUM INSTALLATION?

30 crewmates from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise are locked in a Russian jail with no release in sight, facing fifteen years in prison on trumped up charges of piracy. Their crime? Hanging a banner on a Russian oil rig to protest dangerous deep water drilling in one of the earth’s most beautiful and fragile places. CCES’s expert on offshore petroleum, Dr Mikhail Kashubsky, recently […]
October 22, 2013

2013 CUSTOMS INTERNATIONAL EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (CIEMP)

From 16 October to 12 November 2013, CCES are conducting Executive Management Training in conjunction with the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS). This course has 12 nationals from Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Pakistan, People’s Republic of China, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand and Australia. The CIEMP Program is an intensive course that develops the skills […]
September 20, 2013

CCES TRAINING IN TIMOR-LESTE

CCES has been engaged in conducting vocational training courses for east Timor Customs since 2011. Over 140 customs officers were trained in the first phase of the project which was completed in December 2012. The second phase of the project commenced in June 2013 with a Train the Trainer course, which was conducted by Mr. Jayantha Amarasekara and Associate Professor […]