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Green Customs Kabul

Customs are the front line of defense against the illegal trade of ODS and they need to be well trained.

The National Ozone Unit of the National Environmental Protection Agency conducted a one-day workshop for customs officers on 18th November 2018 at Afghan Customs and Tax Academy.

This Workshop aimed to train the Customs officers of the different ports and to incapacitate them on how to avoid the illegal trade of ODS to the Country.

In this workshop; the importance of Ozone layer, Montreal Protocol, Multilateral Environmental Agreements, quota system, the Ban of HCFC based Equipment’s and how to use the ODS Identifier Machine to identify the banned and Ozone Depleting Substances were discussed.