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Launching UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committee members in Liberia
This will be the first event in Liberia organized by UNCTAD within the framework of the UK-funded project to assist in the implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement, in close cooperation with the World Customs Organisation.
The event will address the Liberian Trade Facilitation Forum members. The objectives are:
Inform and raise awareness of members of the Liberian Trade Facilitation Forum about the joint HMRC/WCO/UNCTAD project;
Presentation of UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees;
Identify training needs of Liberian Trade Facilitation Forum in the implementation of the WTO TFA;
Ensure coordination among development partners and trade facilitation stakeholders for future engagement in Liberia;
Establish a mapping of key trade facilitation stakeholders in Liberia and assess the current committee structure against international standards.