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ANNEX D+ TFA IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT DURING COVID-19

Country Exact Date (with end date) Title Type Implementing Orgs View
  • Algeria
  • Bahrain, Kingdom of
  • Djibouti
May 2017
Regional Workshops to discuss the WTO TFA and explain Mercator Programme
May 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • Qatar/Customs

Regional Workshops to discuss the WTO TFA and explain Mercator Programme

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
May 2017
Description
Raise awareness of regional Customs in understanding and implementing WTO TFA by adopting the WCO instruments and tools.
Explain the different WCO tools and instruments under Mercator Programme.
Country
Algeria, Bahrain, Kingdom of, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, the State of, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Palestinian Territory, Yemen
  • Algeria
  • Bahrain, Kingdom of
  • Djibouti
May 2017
Regional Workshop on Digital Customs and E-Commerce
May 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • CCF-Korea/Customs

Regional Workshop on Digital Customs and E-Commerce

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
May 2017
Description
To improve knowledge and strengthening the existing capabilities of Customs administrations of the MENA region on issues concerning the use of modern technologies in the Customs environment and cross-border e-commerce.
Country
Algeria, Bahrain, Kingdom of, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, the State of, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Palestinian Territory, Yemen
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Benin
September 2017
3rd African Union Customs Experts Forum on Trade Facilitation in Africa.
September 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • GIZ WCO/Customs

3rd African Union Customs Experts Forum on Trade Facilitation in Africa.

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
September 2017
Description
To represent the WCO at the 3rd African Union Customs Experts Forum on Trade Facilitation in Africa.
Country
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Eswatini, Kingdom of, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Benin
September 2017
3rd African Union Customs Experts Forum on Trade Facilitation in Africa.
September 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • GIZ WCO/Customs

3rd African Union Customs Experts Forum on Trade Facilitation in Africa.

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
September 2017
Description
To represent the WCO at the 3rd African Union Customs Experts Forum on Trade Facilitation in Africa.
Country
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Eswatini, Kingdom of, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Angola
November 2017
Mercator Programme Support for Angolan Customs
November 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • Sweden Short-Term Fund/Customs

Mercator Programme Support for Angolan Customs

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
November 2017
Description
Assistance to Angolan Customs in establishing an holistic strategy for implementing the WTO TFA
Country
Angola
  • Angola
April 2018
UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)
April 2018
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
  • European Union; Government of the Republic of Angola; United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)

Project type
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
Exact Date (with end date)
April 2018
Description
This is an intensive professional programme for the secretariats and members of national trade facilitation committees (NTFCs). The main objective is to help them implement, in a coordinated manner, trade facilitation reforms, including the provisions of the Agreement on Trade Facilitation of the WTO.  

We provide 4 to 5 flexible modules which last 3 to 5 days each, according to country-specific needs.

Start up module: Establishing an NTFC;
Module 1: Understanding International Standards and Recommendations;
Module 2: Measuring and implementing trade facilitation;
Module 3: Strengthening an NTFC and establishing a trade facilitation roadmap; and
Module 4: Training of trainers.
Counterpart:
Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Industry, Office of presidency of the Republic of Angola, Angola National Bank and Angola Investment and Export Agency (APIEX)
Country
Angola
Contacts
  • Angola
April 2018
UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)
April 2018
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
  • European Union; Government of the Republic of Angola; United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)

Project type
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
Exact Date (with end date)
April 2018
Description
This is an intensive professional programme for the secretariats and members of national trade facilitation committees (NTFCs). The main objective is to help them implement, in a coordinated manner, trade facilitation reforms, including the provisions of the Agreement on Trade Facilitation of the WTO.  

We provide 4 to 5 flexible modules which last 3 to 5 days each, according to country-specific needs.

Start up module: Establishing an NTFC;
Module 1: Understanding International Standards and Recommendations;
Module 2: Measuring and implementing trade facilitation;
Module 3: Strengthening an NTFC and establishing a trade facilitation roadmap; and
Module 4: Training of trainers.
Counterpart:
Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Industry, Office of presidency of the Republic of Angola, Angola National Bank and Angola Investment and Export Agency (APIEX)
Country
Angola
Contacts
  • Angola
April 2018
UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)
April 2018
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
  • European Union; Government of the Republic of Angola; United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)

Project type
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
Exact Date (with end date)
April 2018
Description
This is an intensive professional programme for the secretariats and members of national trade facilitation committees (NTFCs). The main objective is to help them implement, in a coordinated manner, trade facilitation reforms, including the provisions of the Agreement on Trade Facilitation of the WTO.  

We provide 4 to 5 flexible modules which last 3 to 5 days each, according to country-specific needs.

Start up module: Establishing an NTFC;
Module 1: Understanding International Standards and Recommendations;
Module 2: Measuring and implementing trade facilitation;
Module 3: Strengthening an NTFC and establishing a trade facilitation roadmap; and
Module 4: Training of trainers.
Counterpart:
Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Industry, Office of presidency of the Republic of Angola, Angola National Bank and Angola Investment and Export Agency (APIEX)
Country
Angola
Contacts
  • Angola
January 2017 to February 2017
Advanced Course for Chairs of National TF Committees (French)
January 2017 to February 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • World Trade Organization
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • World Bank Group (WBG)
  • Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)
  • International Air Transport Association (IATA)
  • International Trade Centre (ITC)
  • Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF)
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • WEF

Advanced Course for Chairs of National TF Committees (French)

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2017 to February 2017
Description
This course aimed to build the capacity of committee chairs, help develop a network of contacts among chairs of national trade facilitation committees of different Members and a good working relationship with the organizations that will provide technical assistance to support their respective national committees.
Country
Angola
  • Angola
May 2016
Mission to Establish a National Committee on Trade Facilitation
May 2016
Short-term training activity or other event
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • Japan

Mission to Establish a National Committee on Trade Facilitation

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
May 2016
Counterpart:
Angola Revenue Administration (AGT)
Country
Angola
  • Angola
November 2008
Needs Assessment
November 2008
Other
  • World Trade Organization
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United States of America (USA)

Needs Assessment

Project type
Other
Exact Date (with end date)
November 2008
Description
WTO National Trade Facilitation Self-Assessment of Needs and Priorities
Country
Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda
November 2017
Mercator Programme
November 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • CCF Sweden /Customs

Mercator Programme

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
November 2017
Description
To carry out a comprehensive diagnostic of all Customs functions, including a detailed assessment of the status of implementing the WTO TFA.
Country
Antigua and Barbuda
  • Antigua and Barbuda
October 2019
UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)
October 2019
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
  • UK Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);
  • UK Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC); World Customs Organization (WCO); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);

UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)

Project type
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
Exact Date (with end date)
October 2019
Description
This is an intensive professional programme for the secretariats and members of national trade facilitation committees (NTFCs). The main objective is to help them implement, in a coordinated manner, trade facilitation reforms, including the provisions of the Agreement on Trade Facilitation of the WTO.  

We provide 4 to 5 flexible modules which last 3 to 5 days each, according to country-specific needs.

Start up module: Establishing an NTFC;
Module 1: Understanding International Standards and Recommendations;
Module 2: Measuring and implementing trade facilitation;
Module 3: Strengthening an NTFC and establishing a trade facilitation roadmap; and
Module 4: Training of trainers.
Counterpart:
National Trade Facilitation Committee
Country
Antigua and Barbuda
Contacts
  • Antigua and Barbuda
October 2019
UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)
October 2019
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
  • UK Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);
  • UK Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC); World Customs Organization (WCO); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);

UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)

Project type
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
Exact Date (with end date)
October 2019
Description
This is an intensive professional programme for the secretariats and members of national trade facilitation committees (NTFCs). The main objective is to help them implement, in a coordinated manner, trade facilitation reforms, including the provisions of the Agreement on Trade Facilitation of the WTO.  

We provide 4 to 5 flexible modules which last 3 to 5 days each, according to country-specific needs.

Start up module: Establishing an NTFC;
Module 1: Understanding International Standards and Recommendations;
Module 2: Measuring and implementing trade facilitation;
Module 3: Strengthening an NTFC and establishing a trade facilitation roadmap; and
Module 4: Training of trainers.
Counterpart:
National Trade Facilitation Committee
Country
Antigua and Barbuda
Contacts
  • Antigua and Barbuda
October 2019
UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)
October 2019
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
  • UK Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);
  • UK Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC); World Customs Organization (WCO); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);

UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)

Project type
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
Exact Date (with end date)
October 2019
Description
This is an intensive professional programme for the secretariats and members of national trade facilitation committees (NTFCs). The main objective is to help them implement, in a coordinated manner, trade facilitation reforms, including the provisions of the Agreement on Trade Facilitation of the WTO.  

We provide 4 to 5 flexible modules which last 3 to 5 days each, according to country-specific needs.

Start up module: Establishing an NTFC;
Module 1: Understanding International Standards and Recommendations;
Module 2: Measuring and implementing trade facilitation;
Module 3: Strengthening an NTFC and establishing a trade facilitation roadmap; and
Module 4: Training of trainers.
Counterpart:
National Trade Facilitation Committee
Country
Antigua and Barbuda
Contacts
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: EU Trade-Related Assistance - Advancing Afghan Trade
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
August 2016 to March 2020
Contacts:
Implementing Orgs:
  • EU/ITC
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: EU Trade-Related Assistance - Advancing Afghan Trade (Phase II)
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
April 2020 to March 2024
Contacts:
Implementing Orgs:
  • EU/ITC
Country:
Armenia, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Title: WCO Regional Workshop on the Development of Transit Guidelines
Type:
Short-term training activity or other event
Date:
April 2017
Implementing Orgs:
  • Japan-CCF/Customs
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: EU Trade-Related Assistance - Advancing Afghan Trade
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2016 to January 2019
Contacts:
Implementing Orgs:
  • European Union/International Trade Centre
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: Implementing Trade Facilitation and the Sustainable Development Goals in Central Asia
Type:
Short-term training activity or other event
Date:
July 2017
Implementing Orgs:
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
    • World Trade Organization
    • United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)
  • World Trade Organization
  • United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD TFA Capacity Building Programme
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2015 to January 2018
Implementing Orgs:
  • DFID/ITC
    • World Customs Organization (WCO)
    • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD TFA Capacity Building Programme
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2015 to January 2018
Implementing Orgs:
  • DFID/ITC
    • World Customs Organization (WCO)
    • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD TFA Capacity Building Programme
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2015 to January 2018
Implementing Orgs:
  • DFID/ITC
    • World Customs Organization (WCO)
    • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD TFA Capacity Building Programme
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2015 to January 2018
Implementing Orgs:
  • DFID/ITC
    • World Customs Organization (WCO)
    • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD TFA Capacity Building Programme
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2015 to January 2018
Implementing Orgs:
  • DFID/ITC
    • World Customs Organization (WCO)
    • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD TFA Capacity Building Programme
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2015 to January 2018
Implementing Orgs:
  • DFID/ITC
    • World Customs Organization (WCO)
    • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD TFA Capacity Building Programme
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2015 to January 2018
Implementing Orgs:
  • DFID/ITC
    • World Customs Organization (WCO)
    • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD TFA Capacity Building Programme
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2015 to January 2018
Implementing Orgs:
  • DFID/ITC
    • World Customs Organization (WCO)
    • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD TFA Capacity Building Programme
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2015 to January 2018
Implementing Orgs:
  • DFID/ITC
    • World Customs Organization (WCO)
    • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD TFA Capacity Building Programme
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2015 to January 2018
Implementing Orgs:
  • DFID/ITC
    • World Customs Organization (WCO)
    • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

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