Expert Group Meeting on Paperless Transit Facilitation

17 Oct 2014
Bangkok, Thailand

Transport Division (TD) along with Trade and Investement Division ,ICT and Disaster Risk Reduction Division other United Nations agencies, is implementing Development Account project entitled “Deepening Regional Connectivity: Strengthening Capacities of Asian Developing Countries to Increase Intra-regional Trade by Implementing Paperless Trade and Transport Facilitation Systems”. Under the project TD has drafted a study on paperless transit that will form a basis for developing a guide for capacity building of the government officials to design and implement paperless transit transport systems. The above- captioned Expert Group Meeting (EGM) will (a) review the study on paperless transit to provide suggestions for further improvements(b) ascertain critical issues for successful design and implementation of paperless transit transport systems for countries in the region and (c) identify key areas for capacity development of government officials to design and implement paperless transit systems. Following the EGM, training material/guide will be prepared and used for capacity building of officials to plan and implement paperless transit transport systems.