Workshop on Single Window: Creating the Environment for Collaboration in Cross Border Trade

23 Oct 2015
Shanghai, China

This workshop will introduce international developments and standards in designing architectures for a Single Window Environment. Experts will present recommendations and experiences for the development of Single Window and open standards for data harmonization developed by the United National Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT) and the World Customs Organization (WCO). The workshop will also include a session to share experiences in development of Port Community Systems in advanced economies. Finally the workshop will introduce structured approaches for better planning Single Window Architectures using Enterprise Architecture Models and provide an opportunity to discuss the relevance of the topics for the future development of collaborative systems in China - as well as between China and other countries.

This workshop is organized jointly by United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and United Nations Economic commission for Europe and hosted by the General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of China (GACC). This workshop is supported by the United Nations Network for Paperless Trade and Transport in Asia and the Pacific (UNNExT), a regional expert network platform for sharing formation and experience in implementing paperless trade.