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TFAF Highlighted Activities​

A selection of TFAF Success Stories and Illustrative Projects
The Trade Facilitation Agreement Facility (TFAF) conducted four successful training courses aimed at building the capacity of the chairs/secretaries of national trade facilitation committees.
On 12 April 2018, thirty-eight Geneva based LDC Member delegates took part in a successful workshop on the implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) at the Hotel de la Paix in Lausanne.
On 12 December 2017, public and private sector leaders discussed the implementation of the WTO’s landmark Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) to enable swifter and less costly trade at the border
In 2015 one of the top priorities for the Facility was to support Members in their efforts to ratify the TFA. To achieve this goal the Facility conducted several regional and national workshops for Parliamentarians.
Following the success of a TF competition that was conducted by the WTO and the World Bank Group (WBG) at the 2017 A4T event, the TFAF organized a similar event in 2019 with resounding success
The World Bank Group and the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement Facility co-hosted a successful Peer to Peer Trade Facilitation Learning Event
The TFAF, working in close cooperation with the Latin American Integration Association Secretariat, (Association latino-américaine d’intégration (ALADI), organized a trade facilitation workshop in Montevideo, Uruguay from 25 to 29 November 2019 with great success
The SmartLessons Trade Facilitation Case Study Competition took place in July 2017 with joint prize winners announced from Zambia and Jamaica
The 2nd Annual Retreat on Implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement and LDC Issues took place in June 2019 with multiple successful outcomes
The African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group Workshop on Notifications took place in Geneva with multiple successful outcomes
The Border Agency Cooperation Workshop took place in Capetown, South Africa from the 14th to the 16th of November 2018 with multiple successful outcomes
An African Forum for National Trade Facilitation Committees: Empowering Public-Private partnership for trade facilitation was held at UNECA's Conference Center, Addis Ababa from 27 to 29 November 2018 resulting in multiple successful outcomes