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.
20 December 2013: UNECE Secrectariat has released the 2013-2 UN/LOCODE directory.
12 December 2013: The posted zip file for the D13A XML schemas has been found to have some files which were not the latest versions. An corrected directory is now available on the website.
5 December 2013: "Call for Participation" on Project "Destination Travel Information (DTI) Process".
The UN/CEFACT Sectoral Program Development Area / Travel and Tourism Domain is pleased to announce the UN/CEFACT Bureau decision on 15 October 2013 to launch the project on "Destination Travel Information (DTI) Process".