UNESCAP Trade and Investment Division
United Nations ESCAP is organizing the Workshop on Enabling Cross-border Paperless Trade on 26 September 2014 in Bangkok, back-to-back with the Asia-Pacific Trade Facilitation Forum (APTFF) 2014. The Workshop will bring together regional experts, in particular experts from the United Nations Network of Experts for Paperless Trade in Asia and the Pacific (UNNExT), to discuss developing a draft roadmap for the implementation of substantive provisions specified in the in the draft text of a regional arrangement on facilitation of cross-border paperless trade. The draft text of a regional arrangement on facilitation of cross-border paperless trade has been developed as part of implementing the ESCAP resolution 68/3 titled Enabling Paperless Trade and the Cross-border Recognition of Electronic Data and Documents for Inclusive and Sustainable Intraregional Trade Facilitation.
The workshop will take place at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC) on 26 September 2014. It is a side-event of the Asia-Pacific Trade Facilitation Forum 2014.
Mr. Sangwon Lim
Economic Affairs Officer, Trade Facilitation Unit
Trade and Investment Division, UNESCAP