General resources

Publications & Presentations

Publications in non-WTO languages

General (By Organization)

COMCEC

Establishing well functioning national TF Bodies in the OIC Member States (2015)

UNECE

General
Article 7: Release And Clearance Of Goods

Conventions & legal instruments

Agreement on the International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs and on the Special Equipment to be Used for Such Carriage (ATP) (as of January 2018)

Additional protocol to the Convention for the international carriage of goods by road (CMR) concerning the electronic consignment note (2008)

Convention on International Customs Transit Procedures for the Carriage of Goods by Rail under Cover of SMGS Consignment Notes (2006)

European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (2000)

Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of TIR Carnets (1975) 

International Convention on the Harmonization of Frontier Controls of goods (1982)

Customs Convention on containers (1972)

European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (1957)

Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) (1956)

Customs Convention on the temporary importation of private road vehicles (1954)

International Convention to facilitate the crossing of frontiers for passengers and baggage carried by rail (1952)

International Convention to facilitate the crossing of frontiers for goods carried by rail (1952)

 

Publications

Railways role in intermodality and the digitalization of transport documents (2018)

TIR Handbook (2018) (UN Official languages)

Railway reform in the ECE region (2017)

eTIR: Towards Paperless Cross-border Trade (2016)

The United Nations Transport Conventions on border crossing facilitations – Benefits for governments (2016) (ArabicChineseEnglishFrenchRussianSpanish)

eTIR Reference Model (2014) (EnglishFrenchRussian)

OSCE-UNECE Handbook of best practices at border crossings – A trade and transport facilitation perspective (2012) (EnglishRussian, AlbanianSerbianMacedonian)

Article 8: Border Agency Cooperation

Conventions & legal instruments

Additional protocol to the Convention for the international carriage of goods by road  concerning the electronic consignment note (eCMR) (2008)

International Convention on the Harmonization of Frontier Controls of goods (1982)

Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of TIR Carnets (1975)

Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) (1956)

 

Publications

TIR Handbook (2018) (UN Official languages)

eTIR: Towards Paperless Cross-border Trade

The United Nations Transport Conventions on border crossing facilitations – Benefits for governments (2016) (ArabicChineseEnglishFrenchRussianSpanish)

eTIR Reference Model (2014) (EnglishFrenchRussian)

OSCE-UNECE Handbook of best practices at border crossings – A trade and transport facilitation perspective (2012) (EnglishRussian, AlbanianSerbianMacedonian)

Articles 9-12

Guidance note on the legal aspects of e-CMR (2018) (EnglishFrenchRussian)

Article 12: Customs Cooperation

Conventions & legal instruments

Additional protocol to the Convention for the international carriage of goods by road (eCMR) concerning the electronic consignment note (2008)

International Convention on the Harmonization of Frontier Controls of goods (1982)

Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of TIR Carnets (1975)

Customs Convention on containers (1972)

Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) (1956)

 

Publications

Railways role in intermodality and the digitalization of transport documents (2018)

TIR Handbook (2018) (UN Official languages)

eTIR: Towards Paperless Cross-border Trade (2016)

The United Nations Transport Conventions on border crossing facilitations – Benefits for governments (2016) (ArabicChineseEnglishFrenchRussianSpanish)

eTIR Reference Model (2014) (EnglishFrenchRussian)

OSCE-UNECE Handbook of best practices at border crossings – A trade and transport facilitation perspective (2012) (EnglishRussianAlbanianSerbianMacedonian)

 

Initiatives

UNECE Group of Experts towards Unified Railway Law Work Plan (2018) (EnglishFrenchRussian)

Joint Declaration towards unified railway law (2013)

UNECE Position Paper: towards Unified Railway Law in the pan-European region and on Euro-Asian transport corridors (2011) (EnglishRussianFrench)

 

GIS platform:

UNECE International Transport Infrastructure Observatory (Forthcoming)

 

Transport infrastructure publications

Innovative ways for financing transport infrastructure (2018)

UNECE Trans-European Motorways (TEM) Project (2018)

TEM Project Strategic Plan 2017-2021 (2017)

Euro-Asian Transport Linkages – Paving the way for a more efficient Euro-Asian transport (2012) (EnglishRussian)

UNECE-UNESCAP Joint study on developing Euro-Asian transport linkages (2007) (EnglishRussian)

 

Transport and sustainable development publications:

SDGs and the UN Transport Conventions (2016) and The Way Forward

Transport for sustainable development - The case of inland transport (2015)

Sustainable urban mobility and public transport (2015)

Climate change impacts and adaptation for international transport networks (2014) (EnglishFrenchRussian)

Transport for sustainable development in the UNECE region (2011)

 

Transport statistics publications:

2017 Inland transport statistics for Europe and North America

TFAF Brochures & Materials

TFAF Notifications Brochure (Lists Notification Deadlines)

TFAF Grant Program Brochure

WTO TFA Implementation Brochure (Lists contact details for Donors & Partner Organizations)

National Commitees on Trade Facilitation

Trade Facilitation Agreement: Easing the Flow of Goods across Borders

The WTO's Trade Facilitation Agreement