Ebenezer Gebding Tafili Deputy DirectorWCO

Ebenezer Gebding Tafili
TAFILI Ebenezer Current Position Deputy Director, Capacity Building Directorate Location: World Customs Organization, Brussels, BELGIUM Brief Biography: Mr TAFILI Ebenezer has held the position of Deputy Director, Capacity Directorate of the World Customs Organization (WCO) since January 2021. His primary responsibility is to plan, manage and supervise the work programme of the Directorate, actively contribute to setting new priorities for the WCO’s capacity building programmes and assure alignment with the WCO Strategic Plan for effective capacity building delivery to the 183 WCO Members.

Before his current position, Mr Tafili was Director of WCO Regional Office for Capacity Building (ROCB) for West and Central Africa in Abidjan. He had previously served the Cameroon Customs Administration for over 27 years, holding various operational and managerial positions, including Capacity Building Contact Point and Head of International Cooperation during the last ten years of this period.

Mr Tafili holds a BSc. and a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Yaounde, Cameroon, and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Customs Administration from the Cameroon National School of Administration (1987-89).

Day 1 - 26 June, 2023 (Monday)

Time Session
Leadership Talks - Nurturing the next generation
Dr. Kunio MikuriyaSecretary GeneralWCO Speaker Secretary GeneralWCO
Gael GroobyDeputy DirectorWCO Speaker Deputy DirectorWCO
Stefan KirschDeputy DirectorWCO Speaker Deputy DirectorWCO
Ebenezer Gebding TafiliDeputy DirectorWCO Speaker Deputy DirectorWCO
Brendan C. O’HearnDeputy DirectorWCO Speaker Deputy DirectorWCO