INTERNATIONAL SINGLE WINDOW CONFERENCE

Virtual single window of foreign trade : the requirement of an inclusive collaboration

  • Tuesday, September 06
  • Wednesday, September 7

Tuesday, September 06

SESSION1 : TRADE FACILITATION : THE NEW ACCELERATORS

PANELISTS

  • Julien Bornon, Regional Expert, Business Facilitation–Africa, UNCTAD
  • Armen Manukyan, Single Window Expert, WCO
  • Sang Won Lim, Facilitation Expert, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
  • Virginia CRAM-MARTOS,  Director of the Economic Cooperation and Trade Division UNECE
  • African Union

Moderator : Ibrahima Nour Eddine DIAGNE, Chairman of AAEC

9h00

Discussion

09h45

SESSION 2 : PRESENTATION OF SINGLE WINDOWS FROM AAEC MEMBERS (LAST DEVELOPMENTS ) (10mn/country)

PANELISTES

  • Benin (SEGUB)
  • Cameroon (GUCE)
  • Cote d’Ivoire (GUCE)
  • Congo (GUOT)
  • Egypt (EITP)
  • Ghana (GcNet)
  • Kenya (Kentrade)
  • Madagascar (Gasynet)
  • Morocco (PortNet)
  • Senegal (GAINDE 2000)

Moderator : Jalal Benhayoun , General Manager of PORTNET S.A, AACE Vice-chair

10h00

Discussion

10h45

SESSION 3 : INTERCONNECTION BETWEEN SINGLE WINDOWS AND OTHER EXISTING SYSTEMS : OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

PANELISTS:

  • West Blue Consulting
  • Institute for IT Innovation (INOVA), Thailand
  • AAEC
  • UN/CEFACT

Moderator : Hubert Hourizene, Project Implementation Director, Investment Climate Facility for Africa (ICF)

11h00

Discussion

12h15

Lunch break

12h30

SESSION 4 : ELECTRONIC SINGLE WINDOW AND REGIONAL INTEGRATION

PANELISTS:

  • UNECA
  • AFRICAN UNION
  • AfDB
  • Institute for IT Innovation (INOVA), Thailand

Modérateur : Isidore Bihiya, President General Manager GUCE, AAEC Vice-Chair

14h30

Discussion

15h15

Coffee break

15h30

SESSION 5 : IMPACTS OF SINGLE WINDOW ON COMPETITIVENESS

PANELISTS:

  • GUOT
  • PORTNET S.A
  • GUCE Cameroon
  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PACCI)

Moderator: Ibou DIOUF, Senior Transport Specialist, The World Bank

16h00

Discussion

16h45

Gala dinner graciously offered by the the Ministry of Equipment, Transport and Logistics

20h30

Wednesday, September 7

9h00 SESSION 1 : SINGLE WINDOW TOWARDS 2022 : CHALLENGES AND PERSPECTIVE - PART 1

  • Ibrahima Nour Eddine Diagne, Managing Director GAINDE 2000, AAEC Chairman
  • Jalal Benhayoun, Director General PORTNET, AAEC Vice-Chair
  • Tom Butterly, Independant Expert in Trade Facilitation
  • Somnuk Keretho, Director of Institute for IT Innovation (INOVA), Thailand
  • Andrea Hampton, lead of the Single Window Domain within the United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT)

Moderator: Sang Won LIM, Facilitation Expert, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)

9h00

Discussion

10h00

SESSION 2 : SINGLE WINDOW TOWARDS 2022 : CHALLENGES AND PERSPECTIVE - PART 2

PANELISTS :

  • Sydney Chibbabbuka, Expert in Trade Facilitation, African Development Bank (AfDB)
  • Ibou Diouf, Senior Transport Specialist, The World Bank
  • Hubert Hourizene, Project Implementation Director, Investment Climate Facility for Africa (ICF)
  • Julien Bornon, Regional Expert, Business Facilitation–Africa, (UNCTAD)
  • Armen Manukyan, Single Window Expert, WCO

Moderator: Sang Won LIM, Facilitation Expert, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)

10h15

Discussion

11h15

Coffee break

11h30

Reading of recommendations

12h00

Closing ceremony

12h30

Lunch break

13h30