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TRADE FACILITATION: SEOUL SYMPOSIUM

Seoul Symposium on Trade Facilitation and the Doha Development Agenda

hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Korea and the Korea Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

27-28 November 2012
Chamber of Commerce Bldg., Seoul, Korea

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Programme (27-28 November 2012)

Tuesday 27 November

Time

Programme

09:00-

Registration

10:00-
10:30

Opening Speech by H.E. Mr. Taeho Bark (Minister for Trade)

Welcoming Remarks by H.E. Mr. Eduardo Ernesto Sperisen-Yurt
(NGTF Chairperson and Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Guatemala to the WTO)
  

10:30-12:30

Session 1 : Widening Single Windows
- Moderator: Dukgeun Ahn(Seoul Nat’l University)
- Panelists:
1) Single Windows for Trade Facilitation (Maria Teresa Pisani, UNECE)
2) Capacity Building in Single Window Implementation
(Sangwon Lim, UNESCAP)
3) Role of Private Party in Single Windows Development
(Jonathan Koh, CrimsonLogic)
  

12:30-14:00

Lunch Break

14:00-16:00

Session 2 : Substantiating Risk Management
- Moderator: Meejin Cho (Myongji University)
- Panelists:
1) Risk Management (Oguz Onal, WCO)
2) Risk Management in China Customs (Yanhai Li, Qingdao Customs of China)
3) IT-Based Risk-Management System of Korean Customs Service
(Seonghoon Eom, Korea Customs Service)
  

16:00-16:30

Coffee Break

16:30-
18:30

Session 3 : Role of Trade Facilitation in the Future of Doha Development Agenda
- Moderator : Sangkyom Kim (KIEP)
- Panelists : Eduardo Ernesto Sperisen-Yurt (NGTF Chairperson)
Patrick Messerlin (Sciences Po),
Catherine L. Mann (Brandeis University),
Dukgeun Ahn (Seoul Nat’l University)
  

18:40-20:30

Dinner - hosted by Korea Customs Service

  

Wednesday 28 November

  • Visit to the Korean Customs Service (Incheon Main Customs) for NGTF participants
  • DDA Youth Forum (10:00-12:00, for university students only)

 

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