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35th UN/CEFACT Forum

9 - 13 November 2020

Geneva, Switzerland (virtual meeting)

The United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT) shall hold its 35th Forum as a fully virtual event.

The event general Agenda is available now for download.

The semi-annual Forums of UN/CEFACT brings together experts from the public and private sectors to work on trade facilitation recommendations and eBusiness standards on a global scale. As a virtual event, we look forward to enhancing the participation from those experts who may not normally be able to travel as well as welcome new experts.This year’s Forum will advance, among other topics on:

  • Trade Information Portals
  • Pandemic crisis relief
  • Supply chain track and trace
  • Dangerous goods eBusiness standards
  • Textile and leather traceability
  • Internet of Things for Trade Facilitation
  • Sustainable tourism
  • Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
  • UN/EDIFACT, UN/CEFACT Core Component Library

We look forward to seeing you virtually!


Registration to the 35th UN/CEFACT Forum is open now.

How to Register:

  • Click on the URL.
  • Please check each box for each meeting you plan to attend (three groups have two sessions – you need to check both boxes – T+L, SCMP, AGRI).
  • Then click “register” at the bottom of the page.
  • You will then need to fill out a brief form (name and organization)
  • Anyone can join, so after registering, you will automatically receive an email with a calendar invite with the connection details (if you check all 25 boxes, that will be 25 emails).
  • Connection details:

    • Please note that the connection details will be different for each individual meeting in this registration list.
    • When you receive the connection details, you will have a unique identification which can only be used once in the calendar invite which will be necessary in order to join the meeting.


Monday, 5 October 2020

11:30-12:30 New Comer’s Session
13:00-15:00 Opening Session and UN/CEFACT API Development Update; discussion, questions and answers

Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Wednesday, 7 October 2020

11:30-15:00 Single Window Domain meeting and WEBINAR: Trade Information Portals
13:00-15:00 Agriculture Domain meeting

Thursday, 8 October 2020

13:00-15:00 Transport and Logistics Domain meeting
13:00-15:00 Environment Management Domain meeting

Friday, 9 October 2020

13:00-15:00 Transport and Logistics Domain meeting
13:00-16:00 Travel and Tourism Domain meeting

Monday, 12 October 2020

Tuesday, 13 October 2020

Wednesday, 14 October 2020

Thursday, 15 October 2020

09:00-11:00 Health and Insurance Domain meeting
12:00-14:00 Finance and Payment Domain meeting
12:00-15:00 Cross Border Management Domain meeting

Friday, 16 October 2020

13:00-15:00 Closing Session meeting

Monday, 9 November 2020

13:00-16:00 Library Maintenance meeting

Tuesday, 10 November 2020

13:00-16:00 UN/EDIFACT Maintenance meeting

Wednesday, 11 November 2020

Friday, 13 November 2020

13:00 – 15:00 Code List Focal Point meeting (Registration and a specific event agenda will follow later)




New Comer’s Session
Opening Session
Closing Session

UN/CEFACT API Development Update
    RDM2API Projects
    API Projects
    Child Code API
    Business Customizing APIs

International Trade Procedures PDA
    Trade Procedures Facilitation Domain meeting
    Single Window Domain meeting

International Supply Chain PDA
    SCMP Domain eNegotiation project update
    SCMP Domain MLETR project update
    SCMP Domain Automotive project update

    Transport and Logistics Domain meeting agenda
         T+L Ship Agent, Ship Broker Minimum Standards Recommendation update
         T+L International Forwarding and Transport Message eBusiness Standard update
         T+L Supply Chain Cross Industry Track and Trace project update
         T+L Smart Container eBusiness standard update
         T+L IMOeFAL mapping and Dangerous Goods eBusiness standard update
         T+L Domain update on UN/LOCODE Child Code usage
         T+L Domain update on related code lists
         T+L Domain update on related EU initiative    
         T+L Domain update on related IPCSA initiative

     Finance and Payment Domain meeting

     Accounting and Audit Domain meeting overview
         A+A Reference Data Model project mappings discussion
         A+A Reference Data Model project mappings progress update
         A+A Domain update on Nordic Smart Government use case
         A+A Domain update on French use case

Regulatory and eGovernment PDA

         AGRI Sustainable Textile and Leather Track and Trace project update
         AGRI eCert project update
         AGRI eCrop eBusiness standard update and possible next steps
         AGRI Domain update on related work within the EU
        AGRI Domain update on related work with CITES

    Environment Management Domain meeting

    Coordinated Border Management Domain meeting
         CBM Domain Reference Data Model project update
         CBM Domain update on related EU initiative
Methodology and Technology PDA
         Specification Domain meeting