Electronic Certificate of Origin Working Group – (eCOO WG)

WG Work Program

(AFACT eCOO WG)

Working Group Strategy and Goals

 

 

This Project Plan is a mandatory attached plan to the “AFACT Paperless trading/Single Window environment” document that provides a statement of how and when the objectives are to be achieved, by showing the major roles, activities and requirements on the project.

Goals:

1- Select one e-COO authorized Service Provider from each country and develops the electronic coo internal and external exchanges based on best practices.

2- Develop the cross border document exchange model

3- Implement secured exchange based on e-authentication solutions agreed with countries.

4- Make the solution operational and organize the lessons learned.

5- As the exporter is the first role and his effort for fulfilling of document, the project should be simple and base on his/her experience.

1. Work Program for 2010

(1) Meeting Schedule (Virtual and Physical): Twice a year F2F, parallel with Mid-term and Plenary meetings of AFACT, Virtual Meeting as necessary.

(2) Work Items

Countries service provider recognition.

Selection of eCOO document for the first cross border transaction.

Discussion on Data Modeling, Data flow, and Procedures.

Discussion on Process and Policy of e-Authentication and Security.

Discussion on training and capacity building programs for member countries.

Discussion on cross-border Interoperability Framework and related standards.

Strategy to convince member countries to accept electronic COO

Identification of agencies and authorities involved in the process of issuance and

receipt of COO In each member country

Case studies on eCOO exchange between countries

(3) Projects (including joint project with other WG or external organization)

(4) Capacity-building Activity (in collaboration with the CSC): In case of Capacity Building for enhancing member countries, a proposal in collaboration with CSC will be considered.

(5) External Relations and Liaison:

2. Work Program for 2011

(1) Meeting Schedule (Virtual and Physical): Twice a year F2F, parallel with Mid-term and Plenary meetings of AFACT, Virtual Meeting as necessary.

(2) Work Items

New members service provider recognition.

Discussion on improving Data Modeling, Data flow, and Procedures.

Discussion on improving and optimizing Process and Policy of e-Authentication and Security.

Discussion on training and capacity building programs.

Discussion on cross-border Interoperability Framework and related standards for new members.

Strategy to convince member countries to accept electronic COO

Identification of agencies and authorities involved in the process of issuance and receipt of COO In each member country

Case studies on eCOO exchange between countries

(3) Projects (including joint project with other WG or external organization)

(4) Capacity-building Activity (in collaboration with the CSC): In case of Capacity Building for enhancing member countries, a proposal in collaboration with CSC will be considered.

(5) External Relations and Liaison: With ASEAN Secretariat on e-COO Project, related

UNCEFACT Projects and TBGs.

3. Work Program for 2012

(1) Meeting Schedule (Virtual and Physical): Twice a year F2F, parallel with Mid-term and Plenary meetings of AFACT, Virtual Meeting as necessary.

(2) Work Items

New members service provider recognition.

Discussion on improving Data Modeling, Data flow, and Procedures.

Discussion on improving and optimizing Process and Policy of e-Authentication and Security.

Discussion on training and capacity building programs.

Discussion on cross-border Interoperability Framework and related standards for new members.

Strategy to convince member countries to accept electronic COO

Identification of agencies and authorities involved in the process of issuance and receipt of COO In each member country

Case studies on eCOO exchange between countries

(3) Projects (including joint project with other WG or external organization)

(4) Capacity-building Activity (in collaboration with the CSC): In case of Capacity Building for enhancing member countries, a proposal in collaboration with CSC will be considered.

(5) External Relations and Liaison: With ASEAN Secretariat on e-COO Project, related UNCEFACT Projects and TBGs.

Submitted by: AFACT Secretariat on 19th Nov. 2010

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