The workshop was held in Abuja and was aimed at training NAC members from Cape Verde, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, on the entire
ETLS mechanism. This ranged from the correct filling of the application form to the various calculations for criteria for approvals.
ETLS TRAIN THE TRAINERS Meeting Abuja 2011
As a major contribution towards the implementation of the ETLS, the USAID West Africa Trade Hub launched Two Pilot Border Information Centres, in Aflao, Ghana, and Kodzoviakopé, Togo on the 4th of August 2011.
The mid-year National Approvals Committee meeting was held in Cotonou, with several objectives. These ranged from reviewing drafts of some harmonized documents on both ECOWAS and UEMOA schemes, to reviewing the terms of reference for the ad-hoc committee set up to review the legal texts on the ETLS.
ETLS NAC Meeting Cotonou July 2011 EN
ETLS NAC Meeting Cotonou July 2011 FR
Based on the Gap Analysis previously carried out by USAID West Africa Trade Hub on the implementation of the ETLS, the experts meeting was aimed at developing a joint implementation plan for key recommendations towards enhancing free trade flow in the region.
The Consultative meeting was held in Lome, Togo to review the difficulties and obstacles associated with the implementation of the two trade liberalization programmes, and to propose recommendations for harmonising and amending the legal texts governing the programmes of both institutions.
CEDEAO-UEMOA Lome Mars 2011 FR
ECOWAS-UEMOA Consultative Meeting lomé March 2011 EN