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Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs)

Current MoUs
Partner Date Notes
International Maritime Organization (IMO), UNECE, World Customs Organization (WCO), International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 2 March 2020 Partnership agreement
- Develop and maintain the IMO Reference Data Model
Memorandum of Understanding between the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and the Asia Pacific Council for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business 12 April 2017 MoU between UNECE,AFACT
Memorandum of Understanding between the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and the International Air Transport Association 12 May 2015 MoU between UNECE,IATA
Eurasian Economic Commission
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26 June 2013 MoU between UNECE and EEC
OASIS 21 June 2005 Cooperation agreement
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)  6 December 2004 MoU
- incl. “integration, trade and transport”
World Trade Point Federation (WTPF) November 2004 MoU
- Information exchange
- Multiplier Points
Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO)1 24 June 2003 MoU
- Enhanced cooperation, complementary activities and coordination
- incl. trade facilitation
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) 23 July 2002 MoU
- Coordination & promotion
Black Sea Economic Cooperation(BSEC)2 July 2001 Cooperation agreement:
- Promote the strengthening of economic ties in BSEC region through harmonizing rules and regulations in trade and border crossing
World Customs Organization (WCO) 25 April 2001 MoU
- Consultations, mutually beneficial objectives and policies
IEC, ISO, ITU, UNECE 24 March 2000 MoU
- originally: EDI promotion
- cooperation among international standardization user groups
Expired MoUs
Partner Date Notes
International Trade Centre (ITC),
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
22 April 2015 MoU between ITC, UNCTAD and UNECE
European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) 13 November 2012 MoU between ETSI and UNECE
South East European Cooperation Initiative (SECI)3 28 April 1999 MoU
- Facilitation of International Road Transport of Goods in the SECI Region,


  1. Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
  2. Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine
  3. Signatories: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Fyro Macedonia, Greece, Hungary, Moldova, Romania, Slovenia, Turkey; Supporting States: Russian Federation, US.