Steering Committee on Trade Capacity and Standards (CTCS)
Comité directeur des capacités et des normes commerciales
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Established in Geneva (Switzerland) as a Principal Subsidiary Body of E-XE4176 - United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). Original title: Committee on Trade (CT) -- Comité du commerce. Reports to E-XE3377 - ECOSOC. First session Dec 1997; first session of current Committee, Jun 2006; 6th session, Feb 2014. Also has a title in Russian.
Support: development of trade in the UNECE region; better integration of all member states into the regional and global economy. Facilitate trade by introducing trade facilitation measures and electronic commerce; eliminate technical barriers to trade; promote international standardization and regulatory cooperation among member states; develop agricultural quality standards used in trade and reflected in the legislation of many countries as well as in EU directives; carry out studies on regulatory and procedural barriers to trade in selected countries; support the Aid for Trade Initiative in the ECE region.
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