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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
  • 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
  • Zimbabwe
March 2016 to March 2018
UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)
March 2016 to March 2018
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
  • UK Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC); World Customs Organization (WCO); 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)
March 2016 to March 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:
ZimTrade, Zimbabwe Revenue Authority, ISFAAZ, International Trade, Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Country
Zimbabwe
Contacts
  • Zambia
  • Malawi
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
January 2018 to January 2022
COMESA Cross Border Trade Initiative - Facilitating Small-scale Trade Across the Borders
January 2018 to January 2022
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • European Union/International Trade Centre
  • COMESA Secretariat
  • IOM

COMESA Cross Border Trade Initiative - Facilitating Small-scale Trade Across the Borders

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2018 to January 2022
Description
The programme aims overall at increasing formal small-scale cross-border trade flows in the COMESA/tripartite region, leading to higher revenue collection for governments at the borders as well as increased security and higher incomes for small-scale cross-border traders. The specific objective of the programme is to facilitate small-scale cross border trade flows between targeted countries through effective policy and government reforms, institutional capacity building, improved border infrastructure and better data collection and monitoring.
Counterpart:
Ministries of Trade, Customs, COMESA Secretariat, private sector associations
Country
Zambia, Malawi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia
Contacts
  • Zimbabwe
March 2016 to March 2018
UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)
March 2016 to March 2018
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
  • UK Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC); World Customs Organization (WCO); 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)
March 2016 to March 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:
ZimTrade, Zimbabwe Revenue Authority, ISFAAZ, International Trade, Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Country
Zimbabwe
Contacts
  • Zimbabwe
March 2016 to March 2018
UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)
March 2016 to March 2018
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
  • UK Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC); World Customs Organization (WCO); 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)
March 2016 to March 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:
ZimTrade, Zimbabwe Revenue Authority, ISFAAZ, International Trade, Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Country
Zimbabwe
Contacts
  • Zimbabwe
November 2016 to December 2016
Advanced Course for Chairs of National TF Committees (English)
November 2016 to December 2016
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 (English)

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
November 2016 to December 2016
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
Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe
January 2017
Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Bodies
January 2017
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Bodies

Project type
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2017
Description
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 World Trade Organization.
Country
Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe
January 2014 to January 2018
WCO-INAMA Project
January 2014 to January 2018
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • Sweden
  • United States of America (USA)
  • Germany

WCO-INAMA Project

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2014 to January 2018
Description
A National support to enhancing the intelligence function of the Customs Administration taking place in January 2017
Counterpart:
Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA)
Country
Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe
August 2016 to September 2016
Risk Management Training in support of TFA implementation
August 2016 to September 2016
Short-term training activity or other event
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • HMRC
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Risk Management Training in support of TFA implementation

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
August 2016 to September 2016
Counterpart:
Zimbabwe Revenue Authority
Country
Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe
July 2016
Risk Management Mission
July 2016
Short-term training activity or other event
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Kingdom (UK)

Risk Management Mission

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
July 2016
Counterpart:
Zimbabwe Revenue Authority
Country
Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe
July 2016
AEO Implementation mission to support the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA)
July 2016
Short-term training activity or other event
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • HMRC
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

AEO Implementation mission to support the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA)

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
July 2016
Counterpart:
Zimbabwe Revenue Authority
Country
Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe
March 2016
Priority setting and donor mapping for Mercator Programme support to Zimbabwe
March 2016
Short-term training activity or other event
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • HMRC
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Priority setting and donor mapping for Mercator Programme support to Zimbabwe

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
March 2016
Counterpart:
Zimbabwe Revenue Authority
Country
Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe
May 2009
Needs Assessment
May 2009
Other
  • World Trade Organization
  • World Bank Group (WBG)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Needs Assessment

Project type
Other
Exact Date (with end date)
May 2009
Description
WTO National Trade Facilitation Self-Assessment of Needs and Priorities
Country
Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe
March 2013
Needs Assessment
March 2013
Other
  • World Trade Organization
  • Norway
  • TMSA

Needs Assessment

Project type
Other
Exact Date (with end date)
March 2013
Description
WTO National Trade Facilitation Self-Assessment of Needs and Priorities
Country
Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe
August 2015
Needs Assessment
August 2015
Other
  • World Trade Organization
  • International Trade Centre (ITC)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Needs Assessment

Project type
Other
Exact Date (with end date)
August 2015
Description
WTO National Trade Facilitation Self-Assessment of Needs and Priorities
Country
Zimbabwe
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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