World TRADE ORGANISATION World Trade Organization Founded in 1995, a supporter of the GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade), launched. 5th Session 1: WTO Trade Facilitation NegotiationsWhy a Needs Assessment? For developing countries: the implementation of members` implementation capacity will decide when they can implement any trade facilitation measures. under general advice: Select Chair Legal scrubbing Protocol of Amendment Communications Reception Class A communications attached to the agreement can be adopted from July 2014, which is open for adoption until 31 July 2015 – when two/three members ratify 17 session 1: negotiations WTO on Trade FacilitationIn more flexibility and support Section II Article 17: ”Early Warning System” – Requests for Extension of Time Extensions to The Provisions of Category B and C Article 18: While there is still a lack of capacity for the implementation of Category C, The panel makes recommendations to the Commission (last measure) Article 19: Moving between categories B and C Article 20 : Grace period – countries waive the application of WTO dispute settlements. Article 21: Providing assistance and assistance to TACBs. Trade Facilitation: Benefits to Business Dr. Carol Cosgrove-Sacks Director, Trade United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) CTIED, 26 May 2005. Increase in the number of filing disputes Complaints filed by importers and exporters of inefficiencies as part of the classification procedure.