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Fourth session of the Committee on Trade

14 - 15 June 2011

Room XXVI, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Date Time Item Description
14 June 2011 10:00 - 10:10 1 Adoption of the agenda
    A Joint Committee on Trade and UNDP high-level segment: achievements and challenges for trade and development in South Caucasus and Western CIS
  10:10 - 13:00 2 Aid-for-Trade priorities in the South Caucasus and
Western CIS: evidence from national needs
assessment studies
  13:00 - 14:00   Informal Session: World Bank Logistics Performance Index and the Doing Business Indicators
    3 Focus on Belarus
  15:00 - 16:50 3.1 Assessments of Belarusian trade development and Aid-for-Trade priorities
  16:50 - 18:00 3.2 Round Table on emerging opportunities and challenges for trade development in Belarus
15 June 2011   B General Segment
    4 Renewed Committee on Trade
  10:00 - 10:30 4.1 Progress in the implementation of the Executive Committee Recommendations adopted at the December 2009 meeting
10:45 - 11:15 4.2 Aid-for-Trade in SPECA and other countries with economies in transition

Mr. Ismayil Alakbarov, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United Nations Office in Geneva

Ms. Virginia Cram-Martos, Director, Trade and Sustainable Land Management Division
    5 Trade needs assessments
  11:15 - 11:30 5.1 Belarus trade needs assessment: issues arising from the joint Committee on Trade-UNDP high-level segment discussions
Mr. Malcolm McKinnon, Acting Secretary to the Committee on Trade
  11:30 - 11:55 5.2 World Bank Trade Performance Indicators: Implications for Countries with Economies in Transition
Mr. Souleyeman Coulybali, World Bank, Sr. Economist, South Caucasus and Central Asia Country Unit, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network
  11:55 - 12:15 5.3 Other trade needs assessments
Mr. Souleyeman Coulybali, World Bank, Sr. Economist, South Caucasus and Central Asia Country Unit, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network
  12:15 - 13:00 6 UNECE trade review
Euro-Asian Transport Links and Border Crossing Facilitation
Ms. Eva Molnar, Director of Transport Division, UNECE
Public-Private Partnerships
Mr. Tony Bonnici, UNECE
Innovation Reviews
Mr. Jose Palacin, UNECE
Energy Efficiency
Mr. Oleg Dzioubinski, UNECE
Globalization and Economic Statistics
Mr. Rami Peltola
Business environments for female entrepreneurs
Ms. Mlinka Koporanova, UNECE
    7 Subsidiary-body reports
  15:00 - 15:30 7.1 Trade facilitation and electronic business
Mr. Stuart Feder, Chairperson, UN/CEFACT
  15:30 - 16:00 7.2 Regulatory cooperation and standardization policies
Mr. Christer Arvius, Chairperson, WP.6
  16:00 - 16:30 7.3 Commercial agricultural quality standards
  16:30 - 16:45 8 Review of capacity-building activities
Mr. Mario Apostolov, Regional Advisor, UNECE
  16:45 - 17:15 9 Programme of work
Mr. Malcolm McKinnon, Acting Secretary to the Committee on Trade
  17:15 - 17:30 10 Election of officers
  17:30 - 17:45 11 Other Business
  17:45 - 18:00 12 Adoption of decisions

14 June 2011

Time Theme Speaker
10:00 - 10:10 Adoption of the agenda  
10:10 - 10:20 Welcome and introduction Mr. Ján Kubiš
Executive Secretary, UNECE
Ms. Cécile Molinier
Director, UNDP Office in Geneva
Aid-for-Trade priorities in the South Caucasus and Western CIS: evidence from national needs assessment studies
10:20 - 10:40 Republic of Moldova Mr. Eugeniu Hristev
UNDP consultant, lead author,
AfT needs assessment-Moldova
10:40 - 11:00 Ukraine Mr. Igor Burakovsky
UNDP consultant, lead author,
AfT needs assessment-Ukraine
11:00 - 11:20 Questions and Answers  
11:20 - 11:40 Armenia Mr. Vrej Jijyan
Portfolio Analyst, UNDP Europe and CIS
11:40 - 12:00 Georgia Mr. Michael Tokmazishvili
UNDP consultant, lead author, AfT needs assessment-Georgia
12:00 - 12:20 Questions and Answers  
12:20 - 12:40 Emerging opportunities and challenges for trade development in the South Caucasus and Western CIS Mr. Souleyeman Coulybali,
World Bank, Sr. Economist, South Caucasus and Central Asia Country Unit, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network
12:40 -13:00 Questions and Answers  
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch  
14:00 - 15:00 Informal session This session is in English only
World Bank Logistics Performance Index indicators and the Doing Business indicators
What do past indicators for UNECE transition economies tell us? How can countries better ensure an accurate reflection of their situation?
 
FOCUS ON BELARUS
Assessments of Belarusian Trade development and Aid-for-Trade priorities
15:00 - 15:20 Aid-for-Trade priority needs Ms. Irina Tochitskaya
UNDP consultant, lead author, AfT needs assessment-Belarus
15:20 - 15:40 Trade facilitation needs Mr. Sergey Mazol
UNECE Consultant based in Minsk , Trade Facilitation
15:40 -16:00 Regulatory cooperation, conformity assessment and quality assurance needs Mr. Valentin Nikonov
UNECE Consultant, Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policy
16:00 - 16:30 Questions and Answers  
16:30 - 16:50 Coffee Break
Round Table on emerging opportunities and challenges for trade development in Belarus
16:50 - 17:10 Present and future trade development pans Mr. Andrei Savinykh
Office of the Prime Minister
17:10 - 17:25 Questions and Answers
17:25 - 18:00 Open Discussion - Perspectives from major trading partners and the private sector
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ECE/TRADE/C/2011/1 Annotated provisional agenda PDF PDF PDF
ECE/TRADE/C/2011/1/Corr.1 Annotated provisional agenda - Corrigendum (English only)

ECE/TRADE/C/2011/2 Programme of work of the Committee on Trade 2012-2013 PDF PDF PDF
ECE/TRADE/C/2011/3 Conclusions and topics raised at the October 2010 seminar on Trade Facilitation: Public Private Cooperation and Legal Regulations PDF PDF PDF
ECE/TRADE/C/2011/4 Report on implementation of the EXCOM recommendations concerning the Committee on Trade PDF PDF PDF
ECE/TRADE/C/2011/5 Summary of major findings: Belarus Trade needs assessment study PDF PDF PDF
ECE/TRADE/C/2011/6 Belarus Trade needs assessment study (English only)
ECE/TRADE/C/2001/7 Report on the 2010 Aid for Trade Roadmap for SPECA Baku Ministerial Conference and its follow-up mechanism PDF PDF PDF
ECE/TRADE/C/2011/8 UNECE Trade Overview PDF PDF PDF
ECE/TRADE/C/2011/9 Biennial evaluation plan for the Trade Subprogramme for 2010-2011 PDF PDF PDF
ECE/TRADE/C/2011/10 Report on capacity-building and implementation activities PDF - -
ECE/TRADE/C/2011/11 Biennial evaluation report for 2008-2009 PDF PDF PDF
ECE/TRADE/C/2011/12 Changes to the 2010-2011 Programme of Work PDF PDF PDF
ECE/TRADE/C/2011/13 Committee on Trade: Revised guidelines and procedures PDF PDF PDF
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ECE/EX/4 The Executive Committee’s recommendations concerning UN/CEFACT and progress on their implementation   PDF PDF PDF
ECE/EX/5 EXCOM recommendations concerning the Committee on Trade   PDF PDF PDF
ECE/EXCOM/CONCLU/33 The Executive Committee’s recommendations concerning UN/CEFACT and progress on their implementation   PDF - -
ECE/EXCOM/CONCLU/34 Extension of the mandate of UN/CEFACT’s Permanent Groups   PDF - -
ECE/EXCOM/CONCLU/39 The Executive Committee’s recommendations concerning UN/CEFACT and progress on their implementation   PDF - -
ECE/EX/2010/L.9 Extension of the mandate of UN/CEFACT’s Permanent Groups   PDF PDF PDF
ECE/TRADE/C/2007/15 Committee’s guidelines and procedures of 2007   PDF PDF PDF
ECE/TRADE/C/CEFACT/2010/2/Add.1 The Executive Committee’s recommendations concerning UN/CEFACT and progress on their implementation   PDF - -
ECE/TRADE/C/CEFACT/2010/2/Add.2 The Executive Committee’s recommendations concerning UN/CEFACT and progress on their implementation   PDF - -
ECE/TRADE/C/CEFACT/2010/4 Report of the 2010 UN/CEFACT Plenary session   PDF PDF PDF
ECE/TRADE/C/CEFACT/2010/15/Rev.2 Revision of UN/CEFACT’s structure, mandate, terms of reference and procedures   PDF PDF PDF
ECE/TRADE/C/CEFACT/2009/8 Report of the 2009 UN/CEFACT Plenary session   PDF PDF PDF
ECE/TRADE/C/CEFACT/2009/8/Corr.1 Report of the 2009 UN/CEFACT Plenary session   Corr.1
(english only)
ECE/TRADE/C/CEFACT/2009/17 UN/CEFACT Programme of Work 2010-2011   PDF PDF PDF
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2010/2 Report of the 2009 Conference on Risk Assessment and Management   PDF PDF PDF
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2010/20 Report of the 2010 session of WP.6   PDF PDF
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ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2009/19 Report of the 2009 session of WP.6   PDF PDF PDF
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.7/2010/16 Report of the 2010 session of WP.7   PDF - -
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2009/24 Report of the 2009 session of WP.7   PDF PDF PDF
Document TitleENGOTHER
Aid for Trade Needs Assessment - ArmeniaPDF PDF
Aid for Trade Needs Assessment - Belarus PDF PDF
Aid for Trade Needs Assessment - Georgia PDF PDF
Aid for Trade Needs Assessment - Georgia  (Fast Facts)PDF
Aid for Trade Needs Assessment - Republic of MoldovaPDF PDF
Aid for Trade Needs Assessment - Ukraine PDF PDF

 

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ECE/C/TRADE/2011/14 Report of the Session PDF