24th UN/CEFACT Forum
24th UN/CEFACT Forum
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
Forum week schedule:
- Opening Plenary
- Supply Chain PDA: Remittance Advice Extension presentation
- Finance & Payments Domain presentation
- Lunch and learn: Conformance (October 28)
- Workshop on October 29:
- Security and Authentication: an Industry Perspective
- Information Technology Act and its impact on e-Commerce
- Trends and Developments in Single Window
- Recognition of Foreign Certifying Authorities
- Identification, Authentication and Authorisation Issues in a way to Single Window Interoperability: An Australian Empirical Study
- Legal Aspects of an e-Signatue
- Recommendation for ensuring legally significant trusted trans-boundary electronic interaction
- Closing Plenary