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ANNEX D+ TFA IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT DURING COVID-19

Country Exact Date (with end date) Title Type Implementing Orgs View
  • Zambia
May 2013
Needs Assessment
May 2013
Other
  • World Trade Organization
  • TMSA

Needs Assessment

Project type
Other
Exact Date (with end date)
May 2013
Description
WTO National Trade Facilitation Self-Assessment of Needs and Priorities
Country
Zambia
  • Zambia
February 2007 to March 2007
Needs Assessment
February 2007 to March 2007
Other
  • World Trade Organization
  • World Bank Group (WBG)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United States of America (USA)

Needs Assessment

Project type
Other
Exact Date (with end date)
February 2007 to March 2007
Description
WTO National Trade Facilitation Self-Assessment of Needs and Priorities
Country
Zambia
  • 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
  • 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
  • Burundi
  • Comoros
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
May 2017
Regional Workshop on Time Release Study
May 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • GIZ WCO/Customs

Regional Workshop on Time Release Study

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
May 2017
Description
To discuss on dissemination of TRS results of the various COMESA Member States and agreeing the way forward in designing the road map to address the bottlenecks to fast clearance of goods based on the outcomes of the regional TRS.
Country
Burundi, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Rwanda, Sudan, Eswatini, Kingdom of, Seychelles, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe
August 2017
Zimbabwe National Workshop on Time Release Study
August 2017
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • HMRC/Customs

Zimbabwe National Workshop on Time Release Study

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
August 2017
Description
To build national capacity in order for the country to conduct a Time Release Study (TRS).
Country
Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe
July 2017
Post Clearance Audit (PCA) – National Workshop
July 2017
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • HMRC/Customs

Post Clearance Audit (PCA) – National Workshop

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
July 2017
Description
To support the Customs Administration of Zimbabwe for better understanding and implementation of PCA in accordance with the WCO PCA Guidelines.
Country
Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe
January 2017
Zimbabwe NCTF Support Programme: Module 1 – Understanding International Standards and Recommendations
January 2017
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • HMRC/Customs

Zimbabwe NCTF Support Programme: Module 1 – Understanding International Standards and Recommendations

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2017
Description
To ensure that Zimbabwe’s National Committee on Trade Facilitation has a broad-based understanding of the legal and economic foundations, as well as the international standards, that underpin the international trading system.
Country
Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe
January 2017
Post Clearance Audit Review in Zimbabwe
January 2017
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • HMRC/Customs

Post Clearance Audit Review in Zimbabwe

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2017
Description
To assess Zimbabwe’s existing PCA system and to develop recommendations to strengthen its facilitative role as part of a broader reform and modernization package
Country
Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe
June 2017
Monitoring and formative evaluation of tailor-made track Mercator delivery in Zimbabwe
June 2017
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland/Customs

Monitoring and formative evaluation of tailor-made track Mercator delivery in Zimbabwe

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
June 2017
Description
To assess the outcomes and impact of HMRC-supported investments in Zimbabwe since March 2016;
To assess Zimbabwe’s 2017 needs assessment against the previous deliveries to identify specific next steps;
To engage Zimbabwe in the development of a new Mercator implementation plan, which will benefit from the joint support of HMRC and other WCO development partners.
Country
Zimbabwe
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Benin
September 2017
3rd African Union Customs Experts Forum on Trade Facilitation in Africa.
September 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • GIZ WCO/Customs

3rd African Union Customs Experts Forum on Trade Facilitation in Africa.

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
September 2017
Description
To represent the WCO at the 3rd African Union Customs Experts Forum on Trade Facilitation in Africa.
Country
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Eswatini, Kingdom of, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe
March 2016 to March 2018
UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)
March 2016 to March 2018
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
  • UK Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC); World Customs Organization (WCO);United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);
  • UK Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC); World Customs Organization (WCO);United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);

UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)

Project type
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
Exact Date (with end date)
March 2016 to March 2018
Description
This is an intensive professional programme for the secretariats and members of national trade facilitation committees (NTFCs). The main objective is to help them implement, in a coordinated manner, trade facilitation reforms, including the provisions of the Agreement on Trade Facilitation of the WTO.  

We provide 4 to 5 flexible modules which last 3 to 5 days each, according to country-specific needs.

Start up module: Establishing an NTFC;
Module 1: Understanding International Standards and Recommendations;
Module 2: Measuring and implementing trade facilitation;
Module 3: Strengthening an NTFC and establishing a trade facilitation roadmap; and
Module 4: Training of trainers.
Counterpart:
ZimTrade, Zimbabwe Revenue Authority, ISFAAZ, International Trade, Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Country
Zimbabwe
Contacts
  • Zambia
  • Malawi
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
January 2018 to January 2022
COMESA Cross Border Trade Initiative - Facilitating Small-scale Trade Across the Borders
January 2018 to January 2022
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • European Union/International Trade Centre
  • 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)
January 2018 to January 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.
Counterpart:
Ministries of Trade, Customs, COMESA Secretariat, private sector associations
Country
Zambia, Malawi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia
Contacts
  • Zimbabwe
March 2016 to March 2018
UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)
March 2016 to March 2018
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
  • UK Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC); World Customs Organization (WCO);United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);
  • UK Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC); World Customs Organization (WCO);United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);

UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)

Project type
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
Exact Date (with end date)
March 2016 to March 2018
Description
This is an intensive professional programme for the secretariats and members of national trade facilitation committees (NTFCs). The main objective is to help them implement, in a coordinated manner, trade facilitation reforms, including the provisions of the Agreement on Trade Facilitation of the WTO.  

We provide 4 to 5 flexible modules which last 3 to 5 days each, according to country-specific needs.

Start up module: Establishing an NTFC;
Module 1: Understanding International Standards and Recommendations;
Module 2: Measuring and implementing trade facilitation;
Module 3: Strengthening an NTFC and establishing a trade facilitation roadmap; and
Module 4: Training of trainers.
Counterpart:
ZimTrade, Zimbabwe Revenue Authority, ISFAAZ, International Trade, Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Country
Zimbabwe
Contacts
  • Zimbabwe
March 2016 to March 2018
UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)
March 2016 to March 2018
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
  • UK Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC); World Customs Organization (WCO);United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);
  • UK Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC); World Customs Organization (WCO);United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);

UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFC)

Project type
Longer-term grant/loan support, infrastructure, etc.)
Exact Date (with end date)
March 2016 to March 2018
Description
This is an intensive professional programme for the secretariats and members of national trade facilitation committees (NTFCs). The main objective is to help them implement, in a coordinated manner, trade facilitation reforms, including the provisions of the Agreement on Trade Facilitation of the WTO.  

We provide 4 to 5 flexible modules which last 3 to 5 days each, according to country-specific needs.

Start up module: Establishing an NTFC;
Module 1: Understanding International Standards and Recommendations;
Module 2: Measuring and implementing trade facilitation;
Module 3: Strengthening an NTFC and establishing a trade facilitation roadmap; and
Module 4: Training of trainers.
Counterpart:
ZimTrade, Zimbabwe Revenue Authority, ISFAAZ, International Trade, Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Country
Zimbabwe
Contacts
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
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)

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