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TFAF Highlighted Activities​

A selection of TFAF Success Stories and Illustrative Projects
The TFAF, working in close cooperation with the Latin American Integration Association Secretariat, (Association latino-américaine d’intégration (ALADI), organized a trade facilitation workshop in Montevideo, Uruguay from 25 to 29 November 2019 with great success
The SmartLessons Trade Facilitation Case Study Competition took place in July 2017 with joint prize winners announced from Zambia and Jamaica
The 2nd Annual Retreat on Implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement and LDC Issues took place in June 2019 with multiple successful outcomes
The African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group Workshop on Notifications took place in Geneva with multiple successful outcomes
The Border Agency Cooperation Workshop took place in Capetown, South Africa from the 14th to the 16th of November 2018 with multiple successful outcomes
An African Forum for National Trade Facilitation Committees: Empowering Public-Private partnership for trade facilitation was held at UNECA's Conference Center, Addis Ababa from 27 to 29 November 2018 resulting in multiple successful outcomes
The WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement Facility (TFAF) hosted a workshop on TFA Implementation in Saint Lucia from 28 January to 1 February 2019 resulting in numerous notifications
Building on the success of a similar initiative in 2018, TFAF funded government officials with trade facilitation expertise from more than 50 LDC and developing country WTO Members to attend the October TF Committee and annual dedicated session on technical assistance. Trade Facilitation Week resulted in multiple successful outcomes
Central African Republic Needs Assessment
From 6 to 10 December 2019, a WTO representative and World Customs Organisation advisers convened alongside government officials in Bangui to conduct a needs assessment for Central African Republic (CAR) resulting in a notification 9 days later