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TFA implementation assistance
Raise awareness of regional Customs in understanding and implementing WTO TFA by adopting the WCO instruments and tools. Explain the different WCO tools and instruments under Mercator Programme.
To improve knowledge and strengthening the existing capabilities of Customs administrations of the MENA region on issues concerning the use of modern technologies in the Customs environment and cross-border e-commerce.
To discuss possible contents of new WCO Transit Guidelines
To assist the MENA regional Customs Administrations in strengthening the existing Risk Assessment and Selectivity practices by focusing on risk indicators and profiling methodology including intelligence support to risk assessment and selectivity.
Implementing donorsWorld Customs Organization (WCO) Japan
Counterpart (domestic agencies / private sector)Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Admistration (IRICA)
Information Extracted from Article 22 Notifications
|Description of the assistance||Committed / Disbursed||Beneficiaries||Implementing agencies||Procedures for disbursements||2018|
|Dispatch of experts (workshop on drug detector dog)||Committed USD 6000 Disbursed USD 6000||Iran||Government of Japan||Official Development Assistance (ODA)||2016|
|Border and related agencies capacity building||Committed USD 90000 Disbursed USD 90000||Middle East||US Agency for International Development (USAID)||ADS 201: https://www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/200/201.||2017|
|Border measures||Committed USD 100000 Disbursed USD 100000||Middle East||US Agency for International Developemnt (USAID)||ADS 201|
|Border and related agencies capacity building||Committed USD 22000 Disbursed USD 22000||Middle East||Department of Energy (DOE)||ADS 201|
|NCTF and private sector engagement and capacity building||Committed USD 85000 Disbursed USD 85000||Middle East||Department of Energy (DOE)||ADS 201||2017-2019|
|Women in Trade: aims to increase the number of women from developing countries involved in international trade as exporters, and to increase the share of exports generated by women-led small and medium enterprises (SMEs), while seeks to address the main constraints faced by women exporters.||operational Committed CAD 11700000 Disbursed CAD 900000||Africa, Latin America & The Caribbean, Middle East, Asia||Trade Facilitation Office (TFO) Canada||https://w05.international.gc.ca/projectbrowser-banqueprojets/project-projet/details/P006355001|
Information updated on 28.10.2021.
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