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In order to get a better overall picture of how trade facilitation implementation assistance is being delivered globally by international organizations, this page allows you to search by specific country, implementing organization, project type and more. This information is also available by recipient country on the Contact Points page.

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ANNEX D+ TFA IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT DURING COVID-19

Country Exact Date (with end date) Title Type Implementing Orgs View
  • Barbados
January 2015
A Strategy and Plan to guide regional implementation of the TFA for 18 Category C measures.
January 2015
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
  • World Bank Group (WBG)

A Strategy and Plan to guide regional implementation of the TFA for 18 Category C measures.

Project type
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2015
Counterpart:
Customs Department and Directorate General for Foreign Trade
Country
Barbados
  • Barbados
July 2015
Notification of category A commitments under the Agreement on Trade Facilitation
July 2015
Short-term training activity or other event

Notification of category A commitments under the Agreement on Trade Facilitation

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
July 2015
Country
Barbados
  • Barbados
May 2015
Contribution to IDB - WTO Regional Workshop on Trade Facilittation and Market Access for Caribbean Countries.
May 2015
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
  • World Trade Organization

Contribution to IDB - WTO Regional Workshop on Trade Facilittation and Market Access for Caribbean Countries.

Project type
Exact Date (with end date)
May 2015
Counterpart:
IADB
Country
Barbados
  • Barbados
July 2009
Needs Assessment
July 2009
Other
  • World Trade Organization
  • CRNM

Needs Assessment

Project type
Other
Exact Date (with end date)
July 2009
Description
WTO National Trade Facilitation Self-Assessment of Needs and Priorities
Counterpart:
Barbados
Country
Barbados
  • Barbados
October 2013
Needs Assessment
October 2013
Other
  • World Trade Organization
  • Finland
  • Canada

Needs Assessment

Project type
Other
Exact Date (with end date)
October 2013
Description
WTO National Trade Facilitation Self-Assessment of Needs and Priorities
Country
Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Kazakhstan
  • Moldova, Republic of
June 2017 to March 2019
Strengthening Good Governance and Promoting Connectivity
June 2017 to March 2019
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

Strengthening Good Governance and Promoting Connectivity

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
June 2017 to March 2019
Description
The project supported Belarus, Kazakhstan and Moldova in strengthening their institutional mechanisms and tools to improve coordination and implementation of trade facilitation reforms in compliance with the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement and other relevant international standards related in particular to the freedom of transit and exchange of information between customs authorities. In particular, this project contributed towards (i) the adoption in Kazakhstan of the national trade facilitation roadmap (January 2019), (ii) enhanced capacities of national stakeholders in Moldova in managing trade facilitation reforms in the area of cross-border e-commerce, (iii) raising awareness of different stakeholders in Belarus about the stage of implementation of digital tools in their respective fields, and about available solutions and best practices in the field of paperless trade and integrated single window.
Country
Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Republic of
  • Belarus
May 2017
WCO National Workshop on Post Clearance Audit (PCA) for Belarus
May 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • CCF China/Customs

WCO National Workshop on Post Clearance Audit (PCA) for Belarus

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
May 2017
Description
The objective of this Workshop was to assist Belarus Customs with implementing PCA more effectively and in accordance with the WCO PCA Guidelines, including the audit cycle and case studies and exercises to enhance participants’ technical knowledge in this respect.
Country
Belarus
  • Armenia
  • Afghanistan
  • Azerbaijan
April 2017
WCO Regional Workshop on the Development of Transit Guidelines
April 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • Japan-CCF/Customs

WCO Regional Workshop on the Development of Transit Guidelines

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
April 2017
Description
To discuss possible contents of new WCO Transit Guidelines
Country
Armenia, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
  • Belarus
April 2016
Workshop on Implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement
April 2016
Short-term training activity or other event
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • Korea

Workshop on Implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
April 2016
Counterpart:
Republic of Belarus, Customs Administration
Country
Belarus
  • Belarus
January 2016 to January 2018
Supporting the removal or regulatory and procedural barriers to trade in Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgzstan
January 2016 to January 2018
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Supporting the removal or regulatory and procedural barriers to trade in Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgzstan

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2016 to January 2018
Counterpart:
A range of government Ministries such as Economy, Customs and Agriculture
Country
Belarus
  • Belarus
January 2011 to January 2012
Regulatory and procedural berriers to trade in Belarus
January 2011 to January 2012
Studies and Publications
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Regulatory and procedural berriers to trade in Belarus

Project type
Studies and Publications
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2011 to January 2012
Counterpart:
Advisory Committee chaired by the Minsitry of Economy
Country
Belarus
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
May 2017
To progress the trade facilitation (TF) agenda, within the framework of the WCO Mercator Programme in the East and Southern Africa Region 2016-2019 delivered.
May 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • CCF Finland/Customs

To progress the trade facilitation (TF) agenda, within the framework of the WCO Mercator Programme in the East and Southern Africa Region 2016-2019 delivered.

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
May 2017
Description
To attend the meetings and participate in the discussions and to give a presentation on the WCO-ESA Project II.
Country
Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
November 2017
Regional Transit Workshop for the East and Southern Africa Region
November 2017
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
  • Sweden Short-term Fund 2017/WCO The World Bank SSATP provided funding for the participants from the ESA Members. /Customs

Regional Transit Workshop for the East and Southern Africa Region

Project type
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
Exact Date (with end date)
November 2017
Description
Provide practical support to WCO Members in implementing efficient and effective transit regimes on their territories through promoting the implementation of the WCO Transit Guidelines
Collecting and disseminating best practices in the area of transit
Counterpart:
• 1 Representative from a National Trucking Association per country; • 1 Representative from a National Clearing and Forwarding Association per country; • Representatives of Regional Economic Communities (RECs) – COMESA, EAC, SACU, SADC; • Representatives of Corridor Management Institutions; • Representatives of development partners (AfDB, NEPAD, USAID).
Country
Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
September 2017
To progress the trade facilitation (TF) agenda, within the framework of the WCO Mercator Programme in the East and Southern Africa Region 2016-2019
September 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • CCF Finland/Customs

To progress the trade facilitation (TF) agenda, within the framework of the WCO Mercator Programme in the East and Southern Africa Region 2016-2019

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
September 2017
Description
To attend meetings and participate in the discussions on matters pertaining to the implementation and use of the nCEN application.
The aim of the workshop is to present the latest nCEN developments conducted on the basis of initial feedback collected during the nCEN training sessions in the region, to discuss matters related to nCEN usage and prepare a list of additional improvements which have been identified by each administration that should be incorporated into the software to improve efficiency.
Country
Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
February 2017
“WCO-ESA Project phase II – Component 5”
February 2017
Middle-term project
  • CCF Finland/Customs

“WCO-ESA Project phase II – Component 5”

Project type
Middle-term project
Exact Date (with end date)
February 2017
Description
To progress the trade facilitation (TF) agenda, within the framework of the WCO Mercator Programme in the East and Southern Africa Region 2016-2019
Country
Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
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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