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The Republic of Turkey has established a high level “COMCEC National Coordination Committee”

The Republic of Turkey has established a high level “COMCEC National Coordination Committee”

The Republic of Turkey has recently established a high level “COMCEC National Coordination Committee” with the Presidential Decree No.14 dated November 21st, 2018. The Committee is responsible for the effective implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of the programs, projects and activities within the scope of the COMCEC at the national level. The Committee will convene at least twice a year under the Chairmanship of the President of the Strategy and Budget of the Presidency of Republic of Turkey. The Committee Members are the Deputy Ministers in charge of COMCEC affairs and the head of relevant Turkish Institutions carrying out programs/projects ... Read More »

High Level COMCEC Special Sessions on Trade Facilitation were held on 29 November 2018 on the sidelines of the 34th COMCEC Ministerial Session

High Level COMCEC Special Sessions on Trade Facilitation were held on 29 November 2018 on the sidelines of the 34th COMCEC Ministerial Session

COMCEC SPECIAL SESSIONS ON TRADE FACILITATION On the sidelines of the 34th COMCEC Session, a number of panels was organized in order to raise awareness on the trade facilitation and to discuss the ways and means of addressing the challenges faced by the Member Countries. These special sessions were organized on 29 November 2018 with the following topics: Harnessing the potential of trade facilitation for regional integration Challenges in customs modernization and possible solutions Private sector involvement in trade facilitation Facilitating trade in the digital era: challenges and opportunities for increasing cross-border e-commerce Forum on Trade Facilitation The main objective ... Read More »

The training program was conducted within the framework of the project titled “Training on Entrepreneurship for Teachers in the Selected OIC Countries” (2017-GMBPOVER-473) in the Gambia

The training program was conducted within the framework of the project titled “Training on Entrepreneurship for Teachers in the Selected OIC Countries” (2017-GMBPOVER-473) in the Gambia

Within the framework of the project titled “Training on Entrepreneurship for Teachers in the Selected OIC Countries” being implemented by the Ministry of Women’s Affairs of the Gambia, a five-day training program was conducted between 29 November-3 December 2018 in the Gambia. The training program, which was also participated by the project partners Senegal and Cameroon, was in the ToT format and targeted to teachers. The training program focused on putting the entrepreneurship topics to school curriculum and developing alternative learning methods. Thus, the program will trigger the students to utilize the opportunities in the manufacturing and services sectors in ... Read More »

The COMCEC 34th Ministerial Session was held at the Istanbul Congress Center between November 26th-29th, 2018

The COMCEC 34th Ministerial Session was held at the Istanbul Congress Center between November 26th-29th, 2018

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COMCEC 34th Ministerial Meeting has commenced with the Senior Officials Meeting in Istanbul Congress Center.(November 26th-29th, 2018)

COMCEC 34th Ministerial Meeting has commenced with the Senior Officials Meeting in Istanbul Congress Center.(November 26th-29th, 2018)

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A workshop was conducted in Rabat on November 15th-16th, 2018 with the participation of the Moroccan, Tunisian and Cameroonian experts within the framework of ‘The Feasibility Study on the Interoperability of Selected Single Window Systems in the OIC Region’ (2017-MARTRADE-379) project implemented by the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Morocco

A workshop was conducted in Rabat on November 15th-16th, 2018 with the participation of the Moroccan, Tunisian and Cameroonian experts within the framework of ‘The Feasibility Study on the Interoperability of Selected Single Window Systems in the OIC Region’ (2017-MARTRADE-379) project implemented by the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Morocco

Within the context of the project titled ‘The Feasibility Study on the Interoperability of Selected Single Window Systems in the OIC Region’ financed under COMCEC Project Funding and implemented by the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Morocco, A workshop was conducted in Rabat on November 15th-16th, 2018 with the participation of the Moroccan, Tunisian and Cameroonian experts. During the event, Moroccan experts seized the opportunity to exchange information regarding the experiences of Tunisia and Cameroon on single window applications as well as the setbacks that they have faced during the implementation of their own system. The data and information gathered ... Read More »

A study visit to Jakarta was delivered on October 28th- November 2nd, 2018 by the Nigerian experts within the framework of ‘Boosting Intra-OIC Trade Through Improvement of Trade Facilitation Measures in the OIC Region’ (2017-NGATRADE-369) project implemented by the Ministry of Industry Trade and Investments of Nigeria.

A study visit to Jakarta was delivered on October 28th- November 2nd, 2018 by the Nigerian experts within the framework of ‘Boosting Intra-OIC Trade Through Improvement of Trade Facilitation Measures in the OIC Region’ (2017-NGATRADE-369) project implemented by the Ministry of Industry Trade and Investments of Nigeria.

Within the context of the project titled ‘Boosting Intra-OIC Trade Through Improvement of Trade Facilitation Measures in the OIC Region’ financed under COMCEC Project Funding and implemented by the Ministry of Industry Trade and Investments of Nigeria, a study visit was paid by Nigerian experts to Jakarta, Indonesia on October 28th– November 2nd, 2018. During the event, Nigerian experts seized the opportunity to exchange information regarding the experiences of Indonesia on trade facilitation measures to boost intra-OIC trade as well as the setbacks that they have faced during the application of their own measures. The data and information gathered during ... Read More »

The 12th Meeting of the COMCEC Trade Working Group was held on November 6th, 2018 in Ankara, Turkey

The 12th Meeting of the COMCEC Trade Working Group was held on November 6th, 2018 in Ankara, Turkey

The 12th Meeting of the COMCEC Trade Working Group was held on November 6th, 2018 in Ankara, Turkey with the theme of “Improving Authorized Economic Operator Programs in the OIC Member Countries”. Click for details. Read More »

The short-list for the 6th Project Call of the COMCEC Project Funding has been announced.

The short-list for the 6th Project Call of the COMCEC Project Funding has been announced.

The preliminary project proposals submitted under the 6th Project Call of the COMCEC Project Funding has been evaluated by independent assessors and the COMCEC Coordination Office. Please click here for the short-list. The COMCEC Coordination Office will contact the owners of the short-listed project proposals regarding the next steps. Read More »

A study visit to Jakarta was delivered on October 8th-10th, 2018 by the Moroccan experts within the framework of ‘The Feasibility Study on the Interoperability of Selected Single Window Systems in the OIC Region’ (2017-MARTRADE-379) project implemented by the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Morocco.

A study visit to Jakarta was delivered on October 8th-10th, 2018 by the Moroccan experts within the framework of ‘The Feasibility Study on the Interoperability of Selected Single Window Systems in the OIC Region’ (2017-MARTRADE-379) project implemented by the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Morocco.

Within the context of the project titled ‘The Feasibility Study on the Interoperability of Selected Single Window Systems in the OIC Region’ financed under COMCEC Project Funding and implemented by the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Morocco, a study visit was paid by Moroccan experts to Jakarta, Indonesia on October 8th-10th, 2018. During the event, Moroccan experts seized the opportunity to exchange information regarding the experiences of Indonesia on single window applications as well as the setbacks that they have faced during the implementation of their own system. The data and information gathered during the visit will provide essential feedback ... Read More »