Presentation on theme: "1 UNECE – Transport Division Geneva, 25 September 2008 Geneva, 25 September 2008 Eva Molnar Transport Division United Nations Economic Commission for Europe."— Presentation transcript:
1 UNECE – Transport Division Geneva, 25 September 2008 Geneva, 25 September 2008 Eva Molnar Transport Division United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Trade and Transport Facilitation WTO Public Forum
2 UNECE – Transport Division You can accelerate TTF improvements Continue the current path Instruments in place Investment plans in place Progressive improvement Big Bang change Seamless border crossings, efficient transit Real-time procedures thanks to e-docs High quality services in logistics centers along the whole route
3 UNECE – Transport Division The basis we can build on: Customs transit regimes –TIR –e-TIR Regulatory framework for transport service contracts –CMR –e-CMR Harmonization Convention – simplified frontier controls, plus Measuring the B/C performance And other tools
6 Transit value of Land-locked Countries will diminish if TTF improvements are delayed,
7 UNECE – Transport Division … as new routes open up!
8 UNECE – Transport Division Therefore, Ministers commitment for TTF actions is so important - EATL Ministerial Declaration, 2008
9 UNECE – Transport Division Conclusion UNECEleads the way 1. UNECE leads the way in TTF –To simplified procedures, –To optimized electronic environment, –To strengthened cooperation among countries and ngo-s UNECEstrategic partner 2. UNECE in strategic partnership with WTO and with You All!