The WCO SAFE Framework of Standards – Overview

“By the end of this lesson you should be able to: 

– Explain the history behind SAFE  and its evolution from 2002 to the present day

– State its fundamental objective and associated principles

– Name the four core elements of SAFE

– Name the three pillars and provide a basic rationale for each one

– List at least five key benefits of SAFE for all stakeholders in international trade

– Describe the constituent parts of the SAFE Package.

A quiz is also included to test your knowledge.”

The WCO SAFE Framework of Standards – Pillar 1 (Customs-to-Customs)

“By the end of this lesson you should be able to:

– Explain how Customs administrations can work cooperatively using international standards to maximize the security and facilitation of the international trade supply chain

– List the legal, procedural, technological and administrative principles underlying the C2C concept

– State the pivotal role of advanced electronic information to enable more effective risk assessment

– Identify the kinds of modern technology that Customs will be required to use to perform NII

– List the eleven standards within Pillar One and be able to explain the key features of each.

A quiz is also included to test your knowledge.”

The WCO SAFE Framework of Standards – Authorized Economic Operator

“By the end of this lesson you should be able to: 

– Name the kinds of businesses that are in scope to be AEOs

– List the benefits businesses and Customs can get from an AEO program

– List the main criteria AEOs would need to satisfy in order to qualify

– Describe the main aspects of mutual recognition of AEOs.

A quiz is also included to test your knowledge.”

The WCO SAFE Framework of Standards – Pillar 3 (Customs-to-OGAs) copy 1

“By the end of this lesson you should be able to: 

– Identify the agencies involved in supply chain security and facilitation other than Customs

– Differentiate their respective roles and the importance of collaboration

– Define the different levels of government cooperation, namely national, bilateral and multinational or global

– Describe the commonalities between this pillar and other relevant international instruments such as Coordinated Border Management

– Define the nature of cooperation in a general sense, state practical ways this can be done and the legal agreements that need to be in place.N150

A quiz is also included to test your knowledge.”