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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
  • Afghanistan
December 2016
Mercator Programme Follow-up Scoping Mission
December 2016
Short-term training activity or other event
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • HMRC
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Mercator Programme Follow-up Scoping Mission

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
December 2016
Counterpart:
Afghan Customs Department (ACD)
Country
Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
September 2016
Diagnostic mission and Introduction to WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement
September 2016
Short-term training activity or other event
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • HMRC
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Diagnostic mission and Introduction to WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
September 2016
Counterpart:
Afghan Customs Department (ACD)
Country
Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
December 2016 to September 2016
Study tour for the Afghanistan Customs Department (ACD) to visit Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)
December 2016 to September 2016
Short-term training activity or other event
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • HMRC
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Study tour for the Afghanistan Customs Department (ACD) to visit Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
December 2016 to September 2016
Counterpart:
Afghan Customs Department (ACD)
Country
Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
March 2009
Needs Assessment
March 2009
Other
  • World Trade Organization
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • United States of America (USA)

Needs Assessment

Project type
Other
Exact Date (with end date)
March 2009
Description
WTO National Trade Facilitation Self-Assessment of Needs and Priorities
Country
Afghanistan
  • Albania
January 2014 - Ongoing
Eastern Europe Trade Facilitation Project
January 2014 - Ongoing
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • World Bank Group (WBG)
  • CEFTA Secretariat
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Eastern Europe Trade Facilitation Project

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2014 - Ongoing
Description
6.1 General Disciplines on Fees and Charges Imposed on or in Connection with Importation and Exportation
6.2 Specific Disciplines on Fees and Charges for Customs Processing Imposed on or in Connection with Importation and Exportation
7.4 Risk Management
7.6 Establishment and Publication of Average Release Times
7.7 Trade Facilitation Measures for Authorized Operators
8 Border Agency Cooperation
10.1 Formalities and Documentation Requirements
23.2 National Committee on Trade Facilitation
Counterpart:
Customs and border agencies, private sector
Country
Albania
Contacts
  • William Gain Global Program Manager, Trade Facilitation & Border Management 1 202 458-8975 wgain@worldbank.org
  • Albania
October 2017
Risk Assessment and Selectivity Workshop
October 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • 3033 Germany No 2/Customs

Risk Assessment and Selectivity Workshop

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
October 2017
Description
To assist the Customs Administration in strengthening the existing Risk Management practices by focusing on Risk Assessment, profiling and targeting.
Country
Albania
  • Albania
June 2016
Advanced Course for Chairs of National TF Committees (English)
June 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)
June 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
Albania
  • Albania
March 2016
CEFTA – Workshop on the WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation
March 2016
Short-term training activity or other event
  • World Trade Organization
  • CEFTA Secretariat
  • Alianza Global para la Facilitación del Comercio
  • International Trade Centre (ITC)
  • United States of America (USA)
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  • United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
  • World Bank Group (WBG)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)

CEFTA – Workshop on the WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
March 2016
Description
The objective of this workshop was to assist participants to have a better understanding of Trade Facilitation Agreement, Category A,B & C Notifications and implementation assistance and support that is available.
Country
Albania
  • Albania
NTFC support
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • World Bank Group (WBG)

NTFC support

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Description
AEO. Risk Management for NFA
Counterpart:
Customs and border agencies
Country
Albania
  • Albania
October 2008
Needs Assessment
October 2008
Other
  • World Trade Organization
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • Switzerland

Needs Assessment

Project type
Other
Exact Date (with end date)
October 2008
Description
WTO National Trade Facilitation Self-Assessment of Needs and Priorities
Country
Albania
  • Albania
January 2015 to January 2016
Regulatory and procedural berriers to trade in Albania
January 2015 to January 2016
Studies and Publications
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Regulatory and procedural berriers to trade in Albania

Project type
Studies and Publications
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2015 to January 2016
Counterpart:
Advisory Committee chaired by the Ministry of Economic Development, Tourism, Trade and Entrepreneurship
Country
Albania
  • Albania
January 2016
Workshop on Establishing Single Window
January 2016
Short-term training activity or other event
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Workshop on Establishing Single Window

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2016
Counterpart:
Albanian Customs Administration
Country
Albania
  • Albania
January 2014
Assistance to draft a regional trade facilitation strategy
January 2014
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  • BSEC

Assistance to draft a regional trade facilitation strategy

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2014
Description
the implementation of the WTO TFA
Country
Albania
  • Albania
June 2015
Policy advice to support reform
June 2015
Short-term training activity or other event
  • International Trade Centre (ITC)

Policy advice to support reform

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
June 2015
Counterpart:
CEFTA Secreteriat
Country
Albania
  • Algeria
  • Bahrain, Kingdom of
  • Djibouti
May 2017
Regional Workshops to discuss the WTO TFA and explain Mercator Programme
May 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • Qatar/Customs

Regional Workshops to discuss the WTO TFA and explain Mercator Programme

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
May 2017
Description
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.
Country
Algeria, Bahrain, Kingdom of, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, the State of, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Palestinian Territory, Yemen
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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