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Steering Committee on Trade Capacity and Standards – Informal Consultations

Steering Committee on Trade Capacity and Standards – Informal Consultations

29 June 2020
on-line Geneva Switzerland

Pursuant to the special procedures during the COVID-19 period the Steering Committee on Trade capacity and Standards met on the 29 June 2020 at 10.00 am  in the format of virtual, informal consultations. Any recommendations for business-critical decisions emanating from these informal consultations were submitted to a silence procedure in line with the Arrangements for business-critical decisions in order to ensure the continued governance of the Steering Committee on Trade Capacity and Standards during the COVID-19 period.

Symbol Document Title ENG FRE RUS
Item 1: Adoption of the Agenda
ECE/CTCS/2020/INF.1 Informal virtual consultations - Agenda PDF PDF PDF
Item 2: Matters arising
  Circular Economy (CE) - understanding the concept with a view to defining the way forward: prepared by the Secretariat in consultation with the Bureau of the SCTCS PDF - PDF
Item 3: Supporting the removal of regulatory and procedural barriers to trade
a) Study on regulatory and procedural barriers to trade in Serbia
b) Ongoing work
Item 4: Programme of work
(a) Updates from subsidiary bodies
ECE/CTCS/WP.6/2019/2 Report of the Working Party on Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies on its twenty-ninth session [Presentation by Ms. Stoldt, Chair of WP.6] PDF PDF PDF
ECE/CTCS/WP.6/2019/5 Draft Programme of Work of the Working Party on Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies for 2020 PDF PDF PDF
ECE/CTCS/WP.6/2019/4 Report on the evaluation of UNECE’s support to the advancement of Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies PDF PDF PDF
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2019/2 Report of the Working Party on Agricultural Quality Standards on its seventy-fifth session [Presentation by Ms. Annovazzi-Jakab, WP.7 Secretary] PDF PDF PDF
b) Trade subprogramme's programme of work for 2021
ECE/CTCS/2020/INF.2 Programme of work of the Trade subprogramme for 2021 PDF PDF PDF
Item 5: Arrangements to move forward with the silence procedure for business-critical decisions
EXCOM document of 6 April 2020 Special procedures during the COVID-19 period PDF PDF PDF
EXCOM document of 20 April 2020 Arrangements for business-critical decisions in order to ensure the continued governance of the Steering Committee on Trade Capacity and Standards during the COVID-19 period      
ECE/CTCS/2020/INF.3 Arrangements to move forward with the silence procedure for business-critical decisions PDF PDF PDF
Item 6: Other business
Item 7: Closing