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September 10, 2012

MCA Skills Project August 2012

The Masters in Customs Administration (MCA) 2010 group completed their skills projects in August 2012. This is the final Customs related subject in the MCA program. The skills projects are based on a performance related problem which the student group identifies, analyses and develop solutions for implementation. It is unique approach to work integrated learning at the postgraduate level. There […]
September 10, 2012

Semester 2 2012 Begins

Semester 2,  2012 kicked off with a welcome to new and continuing Postgraduate CCES students. The students were welcomed by Professor David Widdowson, CEO, and then briefed by Adjunct Professor Andy Johnson and Greg Weppner, Convenor of CCES Postgraduate programs.  In the afternoon, a small group caught Action buses into Canberra city with Lili Ceric, CCES Marketing Manager and attended […]
September 10, 2012

CCES Runs First Training Course in the “Kingdom in the Sky”

  CCES conducted a Supervisory Management Program (SMP) for 30 Customs supervisors and team leaders who work for the Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA). The ten day course, run in Maseru from the 2nd to 13th of July, was designed specifically to provide operational leaders/managers with a range of knowledge and skills in management and key technical areas. Throughout the training […]
September 10, 2012

INCU Secretariat Visits Ukranian Academy of Customs

On 9 July 2012, CCES Senior Lecturer and Head of Secretariat of the International Network of Customs Universities (INCU), Mikhail Kashubsky, visited the Ukrainian Academy of Customs in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine. Mikhail met with Rector of the Academy, Leonid Soroka, and Head of the International Affairs Office of the Academy, Dr Olena Pavlenko. Mikhail was introduced to the academic and educational […]
September 10, 2012

CCES Post Graduate Programs Included in Itaukei Affairs Scholarship Scheme

The Permanent Secretary for the iTakukei Affairs has released the 2013 list identifying the Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses for which Government scholarships may be awarded. The CCES Postgraduate programs Master of International Customs Law and Administration and Master of International Revenue Administration have been identified as meeting the scholarship requirements and therefore open to application from eligible and qualified applicants. The […]
September 10, 2012

2012 Global Customs Forum

The Trusted Trade Alliance will be co-organizers of the 2012 Global Customs Forum, entitled “Leveraging Trade Facilitation for Latin America’s Economic Growth”, to be held in Sao Paulo on September 18-19, 2012. The website is at www.globalcustomsforum.com, and contains additional background information. As with the World Customs Forum events the Trusted Trade Alliance organized in conjunction with the WCO 2007-2010, […]
September 10, 2012

Graduation in the Caribbean

July 10, 2012

Farewell for Onshore Students May 2012

On 31 May 2012, CCES farewelled some of our graduating onshore students. Generally our onshore students spend more than 18 months in Canberra and in some cases 24 months for those undertaking a double degree.  Having spent this amount of time together these functions are a joyous occasion whereby we can celebrate and acknowledge the students achievements and the enduring […]
July 10, 2012

Russian Customs Academy Graduation

In June 2012 CCES Senior Lecturer, and Head of Secretariat of the International Network of Customs Universities (INCU), Mikhail Kashubsky, visited the Russian Customs Academy in Moscow, Russia. During the visit Mikhail was shown recently built facilities of the Academy, and met with the Pro-rector of the International Affairs Office to discuss international cooperation. Mikhail was invited by the Dean […]