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UN/CEFACT - Highlights (2007-2004)

2007

21 December : ICG announces that the Core Component Library version 07B has been released and is available for download.

17 December : Corrigendum to the Core Component Technical Specification 2.01 was approved by the Extended Bureau of UN/CEFACT in February 2007.

21 November : UN/EDIFACT directory (D.07B) has been audited and is now available on the Internet. The directory can be downloaded from the UNECE Web Server.

7 November : Revision 5 of Recommendation 23 has now been approved.

29 October : Moving closer to achieving paperless trade. United Nations trade facilitation Forum, Stockholm, 24-28 September 2007

29 October : Fifty years of trade facilitation - twenty years of electronic business standards

29 October : During the UN/CEFACT Forum in Stockholm, a special session on Intellectual Property Rights issues was held. This press release provides an overview of that session.

24 October : The report of the 13th session of UN/CEFACT has now been approved

25 September: ICG announces that the Core Component Library version 07A has been audited and is available for download.

16 August: ICG announces the release of Rec. 23 Rev.5 - Freight Cost Codes for public review until 21 September 2007. Comments should be sent to ddobbing@attglobal.net

10 August: New issue of the UN/CEFACT Update Report

6 August: After public review of the UNeDocs data model, workbase version 2.02 is now ready for Implementation Verification under Step 6 of the Open Development Process. Interested parties are invited to implement and verify the workbase and encouraged to submit proposed implementation verification projects for registration to the TBG2 Chair.

31 July: The public review of UPCC Version 1.0 has been completed. Iimplementation verifications phase (Step 6 of ODP) is being initiated. Comments are requested until 31August 2007

29 June: The D.07A UN/EDIFACT directory has been audited and is now available on the Internet. The directory can be downloaded from the UNECE Web Server

25 June: ICG has approved revision 4 of Recommendation 23 - Freight Cost Codes following its two months public review cycle

9 May: UN/CEFACT TMG announces that CCTS version 3 is for public review under the Open Development Process Step 5  Cut off date for comments: 10 June 2007. Comments to be sent to gunther.stuhec@sap.com

1 May: Press release - UN/CEFACT Forum held in Dublin, Ireland 

30 April: 2006-2 UN/LOCODE directory is now available.

4 April: Rec. 23, Rec. 24 and Rec. 28 with Code Lists were approved by the ICG at the 10th UN/CEFACT Forum in Dublin, Ireland

3 April: Press release - UN/CEFACT releases International e-Invoice (XML Schema)

3 April: Crop Data Sheet Process BRS is now open for public review as step 5 of ODP

3 April: Cross-border Supply Chain BRS is now open for public review as step 5 of ODP

2 April: UN/CEFACT TBG2 Working Group approved the UNeDocs Data Model 2.0 and submits the Data Model for public review as of ODP step 5.

12 March: Core Component Library version 06B has been audited and is available for download.

12 March: The draft revision of UN/CEFACT Recommendation No. 11, is now open for public review

22 January: 11th UN/CEFACT Forum will take place in Stockholm, Sweden from 24 to 28 September 2007

17 January: Fourth issue of the UN/CEFACT Quarterly Report

2006

12 December:The D.06B UN/EDIFACT directory has been audited and is now available on the Internet. The directory can be downloaded from the UNECE Web Server

5 December: ICG announces the release of Rec. 23 Rev.3 - Freight Cost Codes, Rec. 24 Rev.4 - Trade & transport status codes and Rec. 28 Rev.2 - Codes for types of means of transport for public review until 9 February 2007. Comments should be sent to Mr. David Dobbing

8 November: Recommendations from the UNeDocs Workshop and the 9th UN/CEFACT Forum New Delhi, 2-6 October 2006

1 November: UML Profile for Core Components (BCSS) has now been released for public review.

17 October: Press release: India to reduce transaction costs for exports/imports significantly by using UN/CEFACT standards

28 September: The D.06A UN/EDIFACT directory now available. The latest version of the UN/EDIFACT directories is now available for download from the UNECE Web Server.

5 September: The report of the 12th UN/CEFACT plenary session that was held in Geneva 22 - 24 May has been approved intersessionally

14 August: The Business Requirements Specification of the Material Safety Data Sheet has been approved intersessionally

7 August: Third issue of the UN/CEFACT Quarterly Report.

28 July 2006: ICG announces the release of the UN/CEFACT Registry Specification Version 1.0 for public review until 20 September. Comments should be sent to michael.conroy@WANADOO.FR

5 July 2006: Draft report of the twelfth UN/CEFACT Plenary session has been submitted for intersessional approval until 4 September by the Heads of Delegation.

16 June 2006: Material Safety Data Sheet Business Requirement Specification for intersessional approval until 11 August 2006. The cover page of this document replaces that on the full document.

9 June 2006: 2006-1 UN/LOCODE directory is now available.

29 May 2006: UN/CEFACT twelfth session (22-24 May 2006), Salle XI, Palais des Nations, Geneva

25 April 2006: Core Component Library (UN/CCL) is now available

31 March 2006: Public review of the Unified Modelling Methodology - UMM Foundation Module 1.0, UMM Base Module 1.0

30 March 2006: Rec. 20, Rec. 21 and Rec. 23 with Code Lists were approved by the ICG at the 8th UN/CEFCT Forum in Vancouver, Canada.

21 March: Second issue of the UN/CEFACT Quarterly Report.

7 March: XML Naming and Design Rules (NDR) approved as UN/CEFACT technical specification.

15 February: Core Component Library version 06A has been audited and is available for download.

27 January: First issue of the UN/CEFACT Quarterly Report.

25 January: D.05B UN/EDIFACT directory now available. The latest version of the UN/EDIFACT directories is now available.

2005

30 November: Updated UN/CEFACT Recommendations related to Codes for public review.
26 October: Press release: 7th UN/CEFACT Forum reaches a landmark for coherent XML business standards.
12 July: Press release: UN/CEFACT releases roadmap to paperless trade.
7 July: Final version of "Roadmap for Paperless Trade" of the 2005 June Executive forum on trade facilitation is released.
24 June:Decisions made at the 11th UN/CEFACT Plenary held in Geneva on 22 and 23 June 2005
7 May: ICG announces the release of the next draft of the UN/CEFACT Registry Implementation Specification, Version 0, Release 6.
22 April: Turning the page for paper in international trade.
23 March: 6th UN/CEFACT Forum approves five Business Requirements Specifications (BRS)
2 March: ATG announces the Implementation Verification phase of XML Naming and Design Rules Technical Specification
28 February: 2005-1 UN/LOCODE directory is now available.
26 January: 3rd International Forum on Trade Facilitation
26 January: UN/CEFACT puts its weight behind e-invoicing

2004

14 December: 6th UN/CEFACT Forum will be held from 14 to 18 March 2005 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
15 November 2004: TMG launches the development of the next version of the CCTS.
15 November 2004: TMG invitation to participation
01 November: UN calls for e-docs task force.
26 October: 3rd edition of the Codes for Units of Measure.
15 October:  Single Window Recommendation was formally approved.
29 September:  Release of its "UN/CEFACT - UML to UN/EDIFACT Transformation Rules" (U2E).
27 September:5 new TBG Project Proposals.
24 September: United Nations body moves global eBusiness Standards forward - UN/CEFACT set to take new direction.
9 August: Nomination form for the September Forum issued. 6 August: ATG of the United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT) announces the release of its "UN/CEFACT XML Naming and Design Rules" (NDR) specification for public review.
27 July:The 2004-2 UN/LOCODE directory now available. The latest version of the UN/LOCODE directories is now available for download from the UNECE Web Server.
27 May: The D.04A UN/EDIFACT directory now available. The latest version of the UN/EDIFACT directories is now available for download from the UNECE Web Server.
26 May: The presentations made during the 10th UN/CEFACT - May 2004.
27 April: The 10th UN/CEFACT Plenary session will be held in Room XI at the Palais des Nations 17 - 19 May 2004.
20 April: The Applied Technologies Group (ATG) of the United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT) announces the release of its UN/CEFACT Standard Business Document Header (SBDH) Technical Specification, Version 1.2.
15 March: UN/CEFACT's Information Content Management Group (ICG) announces the public review of the update of UNECE Recommendation No. 24 (Transport status codes). This revision includes a number of changes to the existing codes. The review period runs until 7 May 2004. 12 March: The 10th UN/CEFACT Plenary session will be organized in Geneva at the Palais des Nations on 17 - 19 May 2004.
18 February:   The release of  2004 - 1 UN/LOCODE directory. The latest version of the UN/LOCODE directories is now available for download from the UNECE Web Server.
29 January: UN/CEFACT Forum Coordination Team organises the fourth UN/CEFACT Forum in Bonn, Germany on 8-12 March 2004
20 January: The D03.B UN/EDIFACT directory now available. The latest version of the UN/EDIFACT directories is now available for download from the UNECE Web Server.
9 January: UN/CEFACT's Applied Technologies Group (ATG) announces the release of its "UN/CEFACT - Standard Business Document Header Technical Specification version 1.0" for Public Review under its Open Development Process. The Technical Specification is available via the ATG Web Site at http://webster.disa.org/cefact-groups/atg/downloads/index.cfm The file name is "Standard Business Document Header TS Version 1.0".