PICARD Youth Forum 2017
On the 28th of September 2017 at one of the best resorts of the Republic of Tunisia, Hammamet, during the 12th International PICARD Conference of the World Customs Organization the International Youth Forum took place. Students from Russia, Belarus, Tunisia and Philippines participated in its work. And 7 research papers recommended by the Expert Committee based on the results of of the IV International Youth i-Customs Conference were presented during the session of the Youth Forum. Which was moderated by the Head of the WCO Research Unit Тhomas Cantens, professor of the Tunis Business School Leila Baghdadi and the Dean of the IMBIP faculty, ITMO University professor Elena Bogdanova.
The audience noted the high level of participants' reports, as well as the tangible progress of research work compared to the past years performances. Especially, a cooperative research of ITMO University and the Lyceum of University of Philippines students was pointed out.
Participants of the Youth Forum received certificates and memorable gifts. The Tunisian Customs Service organized a cultural program with a visit to the Republic of Tunisia capital - Tunis.
As a result of the PICARD Conference Youth Forum a decision was made to establish a National Working Group of International Customs Students Association in Tunisia.