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38th UN/CEFACT Forum: Single Window Assessment Methodology (SWAM)

17 May 2022 13:30 - 16:00
Virtual meeting Geneva Switzerland

The SWAM is a new project within Single Window Domain, which involves developing a standard methodology for assessing the level of development of the Single Window based on indicators systemized from international recommendations and best practices of countries. The project will strengthen the capacity of countries to understand the goals and objectives of the Single Window implementation and reveal the directions for further simplification of trade procedures.

Based on trade facilitation and standards of the WTO and UN/CEFACT, countries and project managers need practical instruments to improve the Nation Single Window. By apply a new methodology of assessing the level of the Nation Single Window (NSW) development, promotes awareness of the status so that the key aspects and course of action can be identified to improve international trade procedures. Applying mathematical methods and quantitative indicators enables an objective evaluation of the NSW implementation level to be made.


13.00 - 13.10

Single Window Domain activities and Programme of Work for 2022-2024
Mr. Aleksei Bondarenko, UN/CEFACT Vice Chair   PPT

Single Window Assessment Showcases

13.10 - 14.10

Cambodian experience in NSW implementation and assessment
Mr. Pha Engveng, GDCE Deputy Director General    PPT

Azerbaijan experience in NSW implementation and assessment
Mr. Igbal Babayev, Deputy Chairman of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan General Major in Custom Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan   PPT

ASEAN’s Seamless Trade Facilitation Indicators
Mr. Jonathan Koh Managing Director, Trade Facilitation

PortNet experience
Mr. Youssef Ahouzi, Acting CEO - PORTNET S.A. and Vice-President of the African Alliance for Electronic Commerce   PPT

How to Build a Single Window to Last
Ms. Lorena Veiga Mba, Trade Facilitation Consultant (IDB – ECLAC), Business Development in GeneXus Consulting (UY)

The Master Plan that set the course of SISCOMEX
Mr. Tiago Martins, Brazilian Single Window Manager   PPT

14.10 - 14.20

Single Window Assessment Methodology Project (SWAM)
Mr. Joaquín González WCO Trade Facilitation / Single Window Expert, IDB Latam Consultant & Business Development Director Gamas Logistic Group

14.20 - 14.40

Discussion on the next steps on the SWAM development

14.40 - 15.40

Joint meeting with the Group of Experts on Risk Management in Regulatory Systems (GRM) to discuss Integrated Risk Management System for Single Window

  • GRM General presentation
  • Possible joint project on Integrated Risk Management System in the SW

15.40 - 16.00

Closing remarks and Questions and Answers