ESCAP-UNCITRAL Capacity Building Workshop on Cross-border Paperless Trade Facilitation: Challenges and Issues for Enabling Environment

31 Mar 2015
Bangkok, Thailand

ESCAP and United Nations Commission on International Trade Law - Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (UNCITRAL - RCAP) are jointly organizing a Capacity Building Workshop on Cross-border Paperless Trade Facilitation: Challenges and Issues for Enabling Environment. The workshop will introduce and discuss the latest practices and issues related to cross-border paperless trade in the Asia-Pacific region.

The workshop is held back-to-back with the first meeting of the Interim Intergovernmental Steering Group on Cross-border Paperless Trade Facilitation. The Interim Intergovernmental Steering Group meeting will take place in response to paragraph 2 of Commission resolution 70/6. The terms of reference of the Steering Group recommend that a capacity building workshop be held in conjunction with the first Steering Group meeting.