Council Chairperson and Secretary General re-elected for new terms


Election highs of the sessions included the re-election of Enrique Canon, the Director General of Uruguay Customs, as Chairperson of the Council, and the re-election of Kunio Mikuriya, the incumbent Secretary General of the WCO, for a further five-year term at the helm of the Organization, effective 1 January 2019.

Mr. Canon expressed his gratitude for the ongoing confidence placed in him by the Council, and Dr. Mikuriya said that he was deeply honoured by the confidence that the Council has in his ability to lead the Secretariat and that he will continue working to achieve the Organization’s goals and realize its vision of modernization and connectivity.