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Donation to the National Library of Belarus

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The National Library of Belarus got the books of the 8th International PICARD Conference held from 18 to 20 September in St. Petersburg under the auspices of the World Customs Organization.

The textbook Таможенное регулирование в Таможенном союзе в рамках ЕврАзЭС (Customs regulations in the Customs Union within EurAsEC) was donated by one of its authors, Director of the North-West Management Institute RANHiGS, Doctor of Economic Sciences, Candidate of Historical Sciences, Professor Vladimir Shamakhov.

The 8th WCO PICARD Conference was first held in Russia and attracted a record number of participants from 75 countries. The delegation from Belarus consisted of representatives of the State Customs Committee and the International University "MITSO".

The main objective of the World Customs Organization PICARD Program is to provide a platform where stakeholders can co-operate, collaborate, and contribute to two main pillars: customs professionalism and customs-related research. The PICARD Program developed in partnership with the International Network of Customs Universities (INCU) represents an opportunity to provide common development standards for targeted at professionalizing Customs senior and middle management. In short the professionalization of Customs. The standards can and are being used by the academic world to develop educational programs which provide professional qualifications for Customs staff to BA and MBA Level. At present, the international university "MITSO" is negotiating with the INCU partners in order to join them.

At the Conference the representative of the international university "MITSO" was assistant professor of the Faculty of Law, researcher and author of scientific papers in the field of International Customs Law, Master of Science in Law Alexander Grebennikov. Head of the WCO Research and Strategies Unit Robert Ireland mentioned the book Всемирная таможенная организация в международном таможенном праве (The World Customs Organization in the international customs law) by Grebennikov (previously donated to the National Library of Belarus) in his speech at the Conference.


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