The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) are organizing a seminar on Trade Facilitation and Master Plans for Single Window implementation on 25-26 November 2013 in Moscow, Russian Federation.
The seminar will focus on planning models for Single Windows implementation, notably on: national programmes for providing electronic public services in the field of foreign trade in the member countries of the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia; cooperation between national trade information exchange systems in the Customs Union; public-private cooperation on these issues; and developing a Master Plan for the integration of trade information flows, including the establishment of Single Window.
Leading experts will present the world’s best practice (namely experts from WCO, France, Korea, Singapore, the US) and experience in the Customs Union countries in building operational inter-organizational systems for information exchange such as the Single Window; existing models of information interaction between regulatory bodies; government programmes for technological development; business processes analysis and reengineering to improve efficiency; improvement of interaction between State bodies and traders; as well as the existence of enabling legal environment, the level of use of international standards and data models.
The objective of the seminar is to provide methodological guidance in drafting a Master Plan for the integration of various information systems in the Customs Union and for the alignment with international standards in this domain. It will provide an opportunity to learn more how the Single Window projects helps achieve the objectives of trade facilitation.
Venue: Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs
Address: RSPP, 17 Kotelnicheskya nab., 109240 Moscow, Russia
For more information: Mario Apostolov, UNECE Regional Adviser,
tel.: +41 22 9171134, fax: +41 22 9170037, mob. +41 79 2790936