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24th UN/CEFACT Forum

24th UN/CEFACT Forum

21 - 31 October 2014
New Delhi India

General Background

The United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and E-business (UN/CEFACT) organises the 24th session of the UN/CEFACT Forum in New Delhi, lndia from 27 to 31 October 2014.

Priorities at the Forum are:

  • Advancing current projects and domain activities
  • Ongoing maintenance tasks (such as UN/EDIFACT Data Maintenance Requests)
  • Formulating and approving a series of new projects to be conducted within the framework of the approved programme of work
  • Continuing liaison and cooperation activities with external organizations (governmental as well as industry and standards consortia)
  • Advancing UN/CEFACT’s current and forthcoming technical framework

Also a full day workshop on "Security and Authentication to stimulate Paperless Trade/Governance" is organised on Wednesday, October 29.

UN/CEFACT supports activities dedicated to improving the ability of business, trade and administrative organizations, from developed, developing and transition economies, to exchange products and relevant services effectively. Its principal focus is on facilitating national and international transactions, through the simplification and harmonization of processes, procedures and information flows, and so contributing to the growth of global commerce.

Forum sessions are held bi-annually in different locations throughout the world. Information on previous Forums is available.

Schedule and Agendas

Opening Session Schedule

Forum week schedule:

Mornings and Afternoons (Last updated: Oct 27)

PDA/Domain/Team agendas/schedules:

Agriculture Domain (Last updated: Oct 10)

ITPD (Last updated: Sept 20)

M&T Domain (Last updated: Sept 26)

Supply Chain Domain (Last updated: Sept 26)

Transport & Logistics Domain (Last updated: Oct 17)

Travel & Tourism Domain (Last updated: Sept 27)

29 October Workshop (Last updated: Sept 26)