Trade Faciliation and Digital Transformation of Multimodal Transport and Trade in a Time of Crisis

07 July 2022
07:00 - 11:30 hrs.,  UNCTAD: UTC +1

The Twelfth International Seminar on Trade and Transport Facilitation builds on the eleven years of persistent work for trade facilitation in Odessa, Ukraine, and the region, notably in such areas as simplifying procedures, Single Window, port community systems, implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement, and innovative projects on digital transport corridors, and data and document exchange in electronic format.

Such organizations as the European Commission Directorates-General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD) and Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE), the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the Organization for Cooperation of Railways (OSJD), the International Rail Transport Committee (CIT), the International Road Transport Union (IRU), the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA), the European Association for Forwarding, Transport, Logistics and Customs Services (CLECAT), the Transport Corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia (TRACECA), the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development (GUAM) are permanent participants of this yearly conference.

As in previous years, the seminar will lead to the formulation of conclusions and recommendations on the next steps in this initiative, in this challenging time.