African Forum for National Trade Facilitation Committees

E-week 2018 

The first ever African Forum for National Trade Facilitation Committees: Empowering Public-Private partnership for trade facilitation will be held at UNECA's Conference Center, Addis Ababa from 27 to 29 November 2018.

More than 300 participants from the public sector, business community, donors, and regional and international organizations are expected to attend.

The Forum will offer a platform where stakeholders from the public and private sector, can boost together their capacities towards the implementation of trade facilitation reforms, including the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA).



+ Knowledge

The forum will invite world-wide experts to update participants on the latest trends in the implementation of the WTO TFA at the national and the regional level. Experts will also guide members of the NTFCs on how to reap the benefits from digital economy and the latest technologies such as blockchain, trade portals among others.

+ Best Practices

Policy makers, Customs officers, and business representatives from 54 African Countries will drive the discussions on the success factors and lessons learnt in the implementation of Trade Facilitation reforms and solutions for challenges.

+ Matchmaking

The event will offer a unique opportunity for African Countries to get information on the available Trade Facilitation programmes in the region. Participants will also be given the opportunity to meet with bilateral donors as well as regional and international organizations during a Trade Fair and networking activities.



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