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Workshop on the implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement and the role of the Mali’s Trade Facilitation Committee

​The workshop is organized under the framework of the Transparent Trade Procedures in the region of the Economic Community of West African States project funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), represented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

The event will address the members of the National Trade Facilitation Committee (NTFC) of Mali. The objectives are:
- To improve the knowledge of NTFC’s members on trade facilitation principles and the measures contained in the Agreement on Trade Facilitation (TFA) of the World Trade Organization (WTO);
- To inform members of the NTFCs about the next steps upon the entry into force of the WTO TFA;
- To define the role of the NTFC regarding the transparency obligations in the WTO TFA, including the establishment of Trade Portals; and
- To assist Mali in the categorization of the measures contained in the WTO TFA.