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28th UN/CEFACT Forum

26 - 30 September 2016

Bangkok, Thailand

The United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and E-business (UN/CEFACT) will hold the 28th UN/CEFACT Forum at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) in Bangkok, Thailand from 26 to 30 September 2016.

This Forum is co-organized and hosted by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Electronic Transactions Development Agency of Thailand (ETDA).

Priorities at the Forum are:

  • Advancing current projects and domain activities
  • Ongoing maintenance tasks (such as UN/EDIFACT Data Maintenance Requests)
  • Formulating and approving a series of new projects to be conducted within the framework of the approved programme of work
  • Continuing liaison and cooperation activities with external organizations (governmental as well as industry and standards consortia)
  • Advancing UN/CEFACT’s current and forthcoming technical framework

Forum sessions are held bi-annually in different locations throughout the world. Information on previous Forums is available at: http://www.unece.org/index.php?id=3145

Monday, 26 September 2016:

  • Mini Conference on Women in Trade Facilitation: agenda updated
  • Mini Conference on Trade Finance: agenda updated
  • Mini Conference on Travel and Tourism: agenda updated
  • Mini Conference on Electronic Certification: agenda updated
  • Change of Room: Transport and Logistics Meeting in MR-F only on Monday afternoon

 

Click here to download the flyer

Monday, 26 September (pm) Women in Trade Facilitation
Tuesday, 27 September (am) Electronic Certification
Tuesday, 27 September (pm) The UN/CEFACT Reference Data Model: A new way to facilitate eBusiness communication
Wednesday, 28 September (am) Presentation of the Activities of the UN/CEFACT Travel and Tourism Domain
Wednesday, 28 September (pm) Core Principles of the Operation of Single Windows
Thursday, 29 September (am) Sustainable Fishery Management and Combatting Illegal Fisheries through Information Management (FLUX)
Thursday, 29 September (pm) Transboundary Movements of Waste 
Friday, 30 September (am) Trade Finance as a Tool for Trade Facilitation

 

 

DISCLAIMER

Opinions expressed in the presentations in this section are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official position of UNECE, of the bodies established under its international legal agreements/conventions, or of the secretariat.

Beginners' Session

Opening Session

Closing Session

 

Agriculture Domain

DISCLAIMER

Opinions expressed in the presentations in this section are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official position of UNECE, of the bodies established under its international legal agreements/conventions, or of the secretariat.

The 28th UN/CEFACT Forum will take place at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC), United Nations Building, Rajdamnern Nok Avenue, Bangkok 10200, Thailand. Click here for a map.

For more information and floor plans, please see: http://www.unescap.org/uncc

The list of hotels with a UN rate is available here. The hotels closest to the UNCC are:

  • Royal Princess Larnluang Hotel (free shuttle to/from UNCC)
  • Prince Palace Hotel
  • Trang Hotel (walking distance)
  • Nouvo City Hotel (free shuttle to/from UNCC)

Click here to download an information note containing additional logistical information.


Secretariat Contacts:

Ms. Yuri Saito
Trade Facilitation Section

Ms. Amélia Delle Foglie
Programme Assistant
Contact e-mail: Forum.Registration@unece.org