At the invitation of Fiji's Ambassador to the United Nations (UN), HE Mr. Satyendra Prasad, leading the UN Pacific Group, Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, WCO Secretary General have the briefing meeting of WCO Small Island Economies (SIEs) Initiative with 16 Ambassadors and Representatives to the UN of Small Island States from the Pacific region and Mr. Norikazu Kuramoto, the Head of the ROCB A/P attend the meeting held on 28 June 2021.
At the invitation of the of US-ASEAN Business Council, Mr. Norikazu Kuramoto, the Head of the ROCB A/P participated a bilateral meeting held virtually on 22 June 2021. Program Manager of the ROCB A/P, Ms Sherman Yu also joined the meeting to provide support.
At the invitation of the ASEAN Secretariat, Mr. Norikazu Kuramoto, Head of ROCB A/P attended the 10th ASEAN – World Customs Organization (WCO) Consultation at the 13th Meeting of the ASEAN Directors- General of Customs virtually held on 10 June 2021 in Bangkok, Thailand. Ms. Sherman YU, Program Manager of the ROCB A/P also attended.
The WCO Asia/Pacific regional Virtual Workshop on Canines was held from 8 June to 10 June 2021. The Workshop was hosted by the ROCB A/P in close cooperation with the WCO under the sponsorship of the Korea Customs Cooperation Fund (CCF/Korea).
At the invitation of the Humanitarian and Emergency Logistics Innovation Expo (HELIX), Mr. Norikazu Kuramoto, Head of ROCB A/P delivered the presentation about WCO instruments on disaster relief on behalf of the WCO.
The WCO Free Zone Virtual Workshop for Asia/Pacific Region was held from 26 to 28 April 2021. The Workshop was organized by WCO under the sponsorship of the China Customs Cooperation Fund (CCF/China) and hosted by ROCB A/P.
The WCO Asia-Pacific Regional Online Workshop on the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) was held 19 to 21 April 2021. The Workshop was organized by the WCO under the sponsorship of the Japan Customs Cooperation Fund (CCF/Japan).
At the invitation of the Director-General of RDTC Korea, Mr. Norikazu Kuramoto, Head of the ROCB A/P and his colleagues attended the Virtual Launching Ceremony of Regional Dog Training Center (RDTC) Korea. Mr. Kuramoto conveyed his warmest congratulation to Ms. Anna Cho, Director-General of RDTC Korea.
Mr. Norikazu Kuramoto, the Head of the ROCB A/P received the courtesy visit of Japan Customs friends in Bangkok, namely Mr. Tetsuro Higuchi, Customs Attaché, the Embassy of Japan in Bangkok accompanied by Mr. Rei Murakawa, his successor as well as Mr. Akihiko Fukuzono, JICA Expert stationed at Thai Customs Department on June 21 2021.
July 16th was the last day I worked at ROCB A/P. Because I have to move to another department of Thai Customs.