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UN/CEFACT

About CEFACT

Within the United Nations framework of the Economic and Social Council, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) serves as the focal point for trade facilitation recommendations and electronic business standards, covering both commercial and government business processes that can foster growth in international trade and related services.  In this context, the United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT) was established, as a subsidiary, intergovernmental body of the UNECE Committee on Trade, mandated to develop a programme of work of global relevance to achieve improved worldwide coordination and cooperation in these areas.

Recent News

30 April 2015 : A 60 day public review is open for the revised Recommendation No. 4 on National Trade Facilitation Bodies and its Guidelines.   Read more...
30 April 2015 : A 60 day public review is open for the recommendation project on Public Private Partnership in Trade Facilitation.    Read more...
21 April 2015: This week in Geneva, the 25th Forum of UN/CEFACT gathered some 130 experts from more than 30 countries, intergovernmental organizations and the private sector in order to finalise a set of technical standards and recommendations which will support implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (WTO TFA).    Read more...

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