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call for proposals

Recruitment: India project coordinator

ICC India is looking for an ambitious and energetic project coordinator to join its team working as part of the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation (the Alliance). This is an opportunity to be part of an exciting international development initiative working to make trade across borders simpler, faster and more cost-effective, creating new business opportunities, enabling greater economic and social development and reducing poverty.

Denmark backs innovative trade facilitation initiative

Denmark backs innovative trade facilitation initiative

Denmark has become the latest donor government of the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation (the Alliance), a public-private initiative aimed at making cross-border trade simpler, faster and more cost-effective.

Kenya PPD

Public and private sectors meet to drive trade facilitation agenda in Kenya

In February, two years after the landmark ratification of the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement, Kenya’s Principal Secretary in the State Department of Trade, Dr. Chris Kiptoo, joined over 100 attendees from across government and business to discuss the country’s progress on implementing the agreement and how the private sector can help.

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Recruitment – Program Coordinator

Based in Washington, DC USA, this Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation position would support Alliance operations and projects as part of the team at one of our host organisations, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE). The Program Coordinator (PC) will be exposed to ongoing and in-development projects world-wide, performing as the connective tissue which aids in enabling successful partnership. Mentoring under one or more Program Officers, a successful PC candidate will be able to hone the skills needed to develop and administer programs and projects in their future. A significant degree of autonomy will be expected of the PC in supporting the needs of the office and its projects. Excellent analytical and time-management skills coupled with a proactive and solutions-focused mindset will be key to a candidate’s success.

Recrutement – Un(e) Conseiller/ Conseillère Technique

La GIZ est un prestataire de services de coopération internationale actif au niveau mondial, présent au Maroc depuis 1975. Avec ses partenaires, elle met au point des solutions efficaces qui ouvrent des perspectives aux populations et améliorent durablement leurs conditions de vie. À son titre d’entreprise fédérale d’utilité publique, la GIZ soutient beaucoup de secteurs et un grand nombre de clients nationaux et internationaux dans la mise en œuvre de leur coopération bilatérale, régionale et internationale.

call for proposals

Call for proposals: Administration of TTLC Survey in Tunisia

The Global Alliance is conducting an open tender for procuring an Individual Consultant or Consultancy Firm to conduct face-to-face interviews with enterprises in Tunis, Tunisia aiming to capture the total transport and logistics costs (TTLC) along the supply chain. The deadline for applications is February 23, 2019.

Le Gouvernement et les entreprises s’engagent dans des réformes de facilitation du commerce

Le Ministère de l’Industrie, de l’Investissement, du Commerce et de l’Economie numérique et l’Alliance Mondiale pour la Facilitation des Echanges, en présence de l’Agence Nationale des Ports, de l’Office National de Sécurité Sanitaire des produits Alimentaires, de l’Ambassade d’Allemagne à Rabat, et des autres partenaires du projet, ont signé aujourd’hui un accord de mise en œuvre d’un nouveau projet de facilitation des échanges visant à automatiser certaines procédures d’import et d’export en conformité avec l’Accord sur la facilitation des échanges de l’Organisation Mondiale du Commerce.

Government and business commit to trade facilitation reforms

Representatives from the Ministry of Industry, Investment, Commerce and Digital Economy and the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation, in the presence of Agence Nationale des Ports (ANP), the Office National de Sécurité Sanitaire des Produits Alimentaires (ONSSA), the Embassy of Germany in Rabat, and other project partners, today signed an agreement to implement a new trade facilitation project with the aim of automating certain import and export processes in line with the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement.