The report for the side event to the fourth session of the Committee on "Statistics on Geospatial Information and the Data Revolution: “A Quick Win” for Sustainable Development in Asia-Pacific", Bangkok, 27 March 2015. It was a side event to the fourth session of the Committee, 25-27 March 2015.
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) organized the South Asia Consultation on the Post- 2015 Development Agenda: Sustainable Development Goals and the Means of Implementation in Nagarkot, Nepal, on 26-28 August 2014.
Plenary session 2: Panel discussion on actions for enabling cross-border paperless trade
The results of breakout discussions, including proposed solutions, will be presented during the panel discussion. Selected experts would also join as panelists to share their perspectives. All the participants will have opportunity to interact in the session.
Plenary Session 1: Challenges and Initiatives for enabling cross-border paperless trade
Mr. Yann Duval, Chief, Trade Facilitation Unit, Trade and Investment Division, United Nations ESCAP
• Cross-border paperless trade: Putting policies, laws and technologies together in an interoperable manner
Mr. T. A. Khan, Controller of Certifying Authorities, Department of Electronics and & Information Technology, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, India