The WCO-ESA Project

The Project aims to effectively implement WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation (TFA) using the WCO’s international standards and tools under the auspices of the tailor-made track of the WCO Mercator Programme.

A non-cost extension of the Project was granted until the 31st of July 2021 to allow for full implementation of planned activities

The Project consists of five Components:

  1. Trade Facilitation and WCO Mercator Programme;
  2. Organizational/Institutional Capability;
  3. Human Resource Management and Development, including Gender Equality;
  4. Sustainable Regional Expertise and Autonomy and support to the Regional Training Centres; and
  5. Governance – including Establishment of the Steering Committee, Project Management and Regional Experts

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