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UNNExt is a community of knowledge and practice for experts from developing countries and transition economies from Asia and the Pacific involved in the implementation of electronic trade systems and trade facilitation.
Established by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). Its emphasis is on training, knowledge sharing, and application of international standards that are developed by the United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT), the World Customs Organization, and other relevant organizations.
The UNNExT Secretariat is provided by ESCAP in cooperation with UNECE, supported by an Advisory Committee. UNNExT members and participants include experts from national governments, private sector and academia from the region. It cooperates closely with other relevant regional and global organizations, such as the World Customs Organization and the Asian Development Bank. (See UNNExT Organizational Structure for details.) 
News & Media
United Nations Regional Commissions join forces to conduct a Global Survey on Trade Facilitation and Paperless Trade Implementation, in collaboration with OECD
23 October 2014
United Nations bodies push for increased global trade facilitation and paperless trade for faster development
19 November 2013
UNECE and Eurasian Economic Commission recommend next steps in trade facilitation and the Single Window in the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia
03 May 2013
UN regional commissions to prepare roadmap for improved Single Window facilities and information exchange in global supply chains
16 December 2011 
Video on the launch of the UNNExt capacity building package for trade facilitation.