Tuvalu: Kick-off Meeting for Readiness Assessment for Cross-border Paperless Trade

17 January 2022
14:00 - 15:30 hrs.,  ESCAP: UTC +7
Funafuti, Tuvalu

A national study on readiness assessment for cross-border paperless trade will be conducted in Tuvalu. The study will cover technical and legal readiness assessment, which will then lead to development of recommendations and an individual action plan. The study will be utilizing the Legal and Technical Readiness Checklists and Readiness Assessment Guide for Cross-border Paperless Trade.

In this regard, a kick-off meeting will be organized to initiate the national study on readiness assessment on 17 January 2022, 2pm Funafuti, Tuvalu time. The national focal point (lead agency), expert team, international advisors, ESCAP and other stakeholders will discuss:

  • Introduction to the readiness assessment & its relevance to the Framework Agreement on Facilitation of Cross-border Paperless Trade in Asia and the Pacific (CPTA)
  • Planning legal and technical assessment and identifying relevant agencies and stakeholders
  • Study plan including individual consultations and national consultation workshop