Nose needs to be trained.

From 25 to 29 of April in Training Center in Gajary, Slovakia, sniffer dogs are trained. Participating customs officers are from Estonia, Greece and Poland. One of the aim of the training is sharing experience in field of service cynology and effective control with the dogs in difficult conditions. During practical part, customs officers had … Read more

Task Force – new activity of CELBET

Today, during CELBET Management meeting, a new activity has been launched: Task Force, which was created for assisting CELBET Member States in Ukrainian crisis management. First Task Force meeting, in a hybrid mode, was held in the CELBET office in Warsaw. Apart from management members and BCP Network members, Ukrainian Customs Attache in Brussels Mr. … Read more

Russian art worth €42 million seized in Finland

 (PRESS RELEASE by Finnish Customs, 6.4.2022) The shipments suspected to be subject to EU sanctions and detained by Finnish Customs at Vaalimaa over the weekend contained works of art. The shipments were being transported from elsewhere in Europe and from Japan to Russia via Finland. The European Union has imposed extensive sanctions against Russia and … Read more

“I believe in the success of CELBET” – Mr Pavel Tonev, The Director General of the National Customs Agency of Bulgaria.

The Head of CELBET András Bartha met with Director General of the National Customs Agency Pavel Tonev. The meeting took place on 29.03.2022 in the Central Customs Directorate. and was part of the series of talks of the Head of CELBET with the directors general of the customs administrations of the 11 CELBET Member States.  … Read more