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Workshop on establishing an Albanian Single Window

Workshop on establishing an Albanian Single Window

13 - 17 June 2016
Tirana Albania

A Workshop on Establishing an Albanian Single Window is organized by UNECE in cooperation with the Albanian Customs Administration.

The objective of the workshop is to provide a 5 days intensive training for officers from the Albanian Customs Administration, State agencies and from the private sector. Thereby, a core team of Albanian experts will be trained in the planning, preparation and implementation of a Single Window project in Albania. The workshop will focus on international experience, best practice and standards for the implementation of Single Window.

High-level officials from the Albanian General Directorate of Customs and representatives from the private sector involved in the process of setting up a national single window were benefit from this Workshop. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided in English and Albanian.

Programme of the Workshop

Background Materials

Recommendation 33 - Recommendation and Guidelines on establishing a Single Window (ECE/TRADE/352)
Recommendation 34 - Data Simplification and Standardization for International Trade (ECE/TRADE/400)
Recommendation 35 - Establishing a Legal Framework for an International Trade Single Window (ECE/TRADE/401)
Recommendation 40 - Consultation Approaches: Best Practices in Trade and Government Consultation on Trade Facilitation Matters (ECE/TRADE/423)
Recommendation No. 4: National Trade Facilitation Bodies (ECE/TRADE/425)
TFIG -Training Manual (ECE/TRADE/419)
Guide to Drafting a National Trade Facilitation Roadmap (ECE/TRADE/420)
Single Window Planning and Implementation Guide (ECE/TRADE/404)


Opening remarks

Session 1: International Standards for Single Window

Session 2: Single Window interoperability

Session 3: Single Window environment and International experience in establishing a Single Window

Session 4:

Session 5: Setting up a National Trade Facilitation Body

Session 6:

Session 7:

  • Alignment of trade document
  • Rationalize documents and information requirements

Session 8: WCO Data Model

Session 9: Other Data Models

Session 10: Importance of Training

Conclusion and distribution of certificates