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Twinning Light Project

TR2012/023-405

This is a twinning partnership between the Ministry of Customs and Trade of the Republic of Turkey, DG for Customs and the European Public Law Center (EPLC) of Greece. The aim is to establish a modernized and effective system of border protection regarding IPR in a way to ensure operational control throughout Turkish Customs Territory.

Period and Funding of the Project

The Project has started on December 8th, 2015 and is scheduled to end by June 2016.  It is co-financed by the European Union and the Republic of Turkey. The budget is € 250.000.

Purpose of the Project

Project intends to increase the legal and administrative capacity of Turkish Customs Administration in line with EU norms and standards for proper and effective implementation of the EU Regulation 608/2013.

Beneficiary Institution

Ministry of Customs and Trade of the Republic of Turkey, General Directorate of Customs

Twinning Project Team

Mr. Onder GOCMEN, Beneficiary Project Leader

Ms. Dionysia Kallinikou, Member State Project Leader