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ANNEX D+ TFA IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT DURING COVID-19

Country Exact Date (with end date) Title Type Implementing Orgs View
  • Viet Nam
January 2012 to January 2017
WCO-Norad Customs Capacity Building Programme;
January 2012 to January 2017
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • Norway
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)

WCO-Norad Customs Capacity Building Programme;

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2012 to January 2017
Description
Customs Brokers and Stakeholders Consultation
Counterpart:
General Department of Vietnam Customs
Country
Viet Nam
  • Viet Nam
March 2008
Needs Assessment
March 2008
Other
  • World Trade Organization
  • World Bank Group (WBG)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • Sweden
  • Japan

Needs Assessment

Project type
Other
Exact Date (with end date)
March 2008
Description
WTO National Trade Facilitation Self-Assessment of Needs and Priorities
Country
Viet Nam
  • Viet Nam
April 2013
Needs Assessment
April 2013
Other
  • World Trade Organization
  • Norway
  • Chinese Taipei
  • Japan
  • Ireland

Needs Assessment

Project type
Other
Exact Date (with end date)
April 2013
Description
WTO National Trade Facilitation Self-Assessment of Needs and Priorities
Country
Viet Nam
  • Viet Nam
Support to the Government of Vietnam for establishment of Modern Customs Bond System
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • Alianza Global para la Facilitación del Comercio
  • United States of America (USA)
  • Australia
  • United Kingdom (UK)
  • Canada
  • Germany

Support to the Government of Vietnam for establishment of Modern Customs Bond System

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Description
To establish and operationalize a Modern Customs Bond System in order to reduce clearance times through “conditional release,” and minimize PGAs’ impact on slow-downs at the border
Counterpart:
Vietnam Customs
Country
Viet Nam
  • 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
  • Algeria
  • Bahrain, Kingdom of
  • Djibouti
April 2017
WCO MENA Regional Risk Assessment and Selectivity Workshop
April 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • Qatar/Customs

WCO MENA Regional Risk Assessment and Selectivity Workshop

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
April 2017
Description
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.
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
  • Algeria
  • Bahrain, Kingdom of
  • Djibouti
May 2017
Regional Workshop on Digital Customs and E-Commerce
May 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • CCF-Korea/Customs

Regional Workshop on Digital Customs and E-Commerce

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
May 2017
Description
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.
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
  • Yemen
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
Yemen
  • Yemen
March 2008
Needs Assessment
March 2008
Other
  • World Trade Organization
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Needs Assessment

Project type
Other
Exact Date (with end date)
March 2008
Description
WTO National Trade Facilitation Self-Assessment of Needs and Priorities
Country
Yemen
  • Yemen
June 2014
Needs Assessment
June 2014
Other
  • World Trade Organization
  • United States of America (USA)

Needs Assessment

Project type
Other
Exact Date (with end date)
June 2014
Description
WTO National Trade Facilitation Self-Assessment of Needs and Priorities
Country
Yemen
  • Zambia
January 2014 - Ongoing
Trade facilitation project for Zambia
January 2014 - Ongoing
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • World Bank Group (WBG)
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • European Union; Government of the Republic of Angola; United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • GIZ WCO/Customs

Trade facilitation project for Zambia

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2014 - Ongoing
Description
1.3 Enquiry Points
7.2 Electronic Payment
7.4 Risk Management
8 Border Agency Cooperation
10.1 Formalities and Documentation Requirements
10.3 Use of International Standards
10.4 Single Window
10.5 Pre-shipment inspection
23.2 National Committee on Trade Facilitation
Counterpart:
Customs and border agencies, private sector
Country
Zambia
Contacts
  • William Gain Global Program Manager, Trade Facilitation & Border Management 1 202 458-8975 wgain@worldbank.org
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Kenya
  • Malawi
June 2018 to June 2022
COMESA Cross-Border Trade Initiative - Facilitating Small-Scale Trade Across the Borders
June 2018 to June 2022
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • EU/ITC
  • COMESA Secretariat
  • IOM

COMESA Cross-Border Trade Initiative - Facilitating Small-Scale Trade Across the Borders

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
June 2018 to June 2022
Description
The programme aims overall at increasing formal small-scale cross-border trade flows in the COMESA/tripartite region, leading to higher revenue collection for governments at the borders as well as increased security and higher incomes for small-scale cross-border traders. The specific objective of the programme is to facilitate small-scale cross border trade flows between targeted countries through effective policy and government reforms, institutional capacity building, improved border infrastructure and better data collection and monitoring.
Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia
Contacts
  • Zambia
January 2014 - Ongoing
Trade facilitation project for Zambia
January 2014 - Ongoing
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • World Bank Group (WBG)
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • European Union; Government of the Republic of Angola; United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • GIZ WCO/Customs

Trade facilitation project for Zambia

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2014 - Ongoing
Description
1.3 Enquiry Points
7.2 Electronic Payment
7.4 Risk Management
8 Border Agency Cooperation
10.1 Formalities and Documentation Requirements
10.3 Use of International Standards
10.4 Single Window
10.5 Pre-shipment inspection
23.2 National Committee on Trade Facilitation
Counterpart:
Customs and border agencies, private sector
Country
Zambia
Contacts
  • William Gain Global Program Manager, Trade Facilitation & Border Management 1 202 458-8975 wgain@worldbank.org
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Kenya
  • Malawi
June 2018 to June 2022
COMESA Cross-Border Trade Initiative - Facilitating Small-Scale Trade Across the Borders
June 2018 to June 2022
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • EU/ITC
  • COMESA Secretariat
  • IOM

COMESA Cross-Border Trade Initiative - Facilitating Small-Scale Trade Across the Borders

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
June 2018 to June 2022
Description
The programme aims overall at increasing formal small-scale cross-border trade flows in the COMESA/tripartite region, leading to higher revenue collection for governments at the borders as well as increased security and higher incomes for small-scale cross-border traders. The specific objective of the programme is to facilitate small-scale cross border trade flows between targeted countries through effective policy and government reforms, institutional capacity building, improved border infrastructure and better data collection and monitoring.
Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia
Contacts
  • Zambia
January 2019 - under review due to COVID-19 impact
Modernising licensing for customs clearing agents in Zambia
January 2019 - under review due to COVID-19 impact
Middle-term project
  • Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation
  • - co-led by World Economic Forum
  • Centre for International Private Entreprise
  • International Chamber of Commerce '- donors: US
  • in cooperation with Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) - donors: US
  • Canada
  • UK Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);
  • 3033 Germany No 2/Customs
  • Australia
  • Denmark - Private sector partners (available on the Alliance website)

Modernising licensing for customs clearing agents in Zambia

Project type
Middle-term project
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2019 - under review due to COVID-19 impact
Description
Supporting the design and implementation of a modern, equitable, robust and fit-for-purpose customs broker licensing framework.
Counterpart:
Private sector: DHL Express, Zambia Customs and Forwarding Agents Association, Zambia Freight Forwarders Association, Customs Clearing and Freight Forwarding Agents Association of Zambia, Southern Freight Forwarders Association, Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry, National Customs Brokers and Forwarding Agents Association of America, Inc. (not an official partner) Public sector: Zambia Revenue Authority
Country
Zambia
Contacts
  • info@tradefacilitation.org
  • yuri.saito@weforum.org
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: EU Trade-Related Assistance - Advancing Afghan Trade (Phase II)
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2021 to December 2024
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:
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:
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)

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