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UNECE and OSCE train participants from Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan on cross-border trade and trade facilitation

A three-day workshop for participants from Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan on simplifying and harmonizing procedures for international trade concluded at the OSCE Border Management Staff College in Dushanbe on 23 July. Its objective was to ...
[Thursday, 24 July 2014]

International Organizations Commit to Coordinated Assistance for Implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

Responding to the clear needs of developing, least-developed and transition economies for technical assistance, capacity building and support in implementing and securing long term benefits from the World Trade Organization Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA); the ...
[Tuesday, 22 July 2014]

The Secretary-General appoints Christian Friis Bach of Denmark as the next Executive Secretary of UNECE

The United Nations Secretary-General announced yesterday that he had appointed Christian Friis Bach of Denmark as the next Executive Secretary of UNECE. He will replace Sven Alkalaj of Bosnia and Herzegovina, to whom the Secretary-General is ...
[Thursday, 10 July 2014]

Parties to UNECE treaties on public participation in environmental matters join forces to increase transparency, protect whistle-blowers and promote environmental democracy

More than 400 participants from some 50 countries gathered in Maastricht, the Netherlands, last week to attend the fifth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation ...
[Wednesday, 09 July 2014]

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High-level International Conference on the role of Transport and Transit Corridors in ensuring International Cooperation, Stability and Sustainable Development
3-4 September, 2014
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Saving Lives at Level Crossings

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