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1. Project Name

Project Name

Version: 1.0

2. Objectives

2.1. Purpose

The project’s purpose is to prepare a recommendation on models for consultation between public and private entities within the area of trade.

2.2. Scope

Recommendation 4 details how PRO-organisations should be put up and how they can be run. However, Rec 4 does not address the issue of trust building between public and private and does not cover the mechanisms that are necessary in order to consolidate positions between companies and their organisations on one side or in between different governmental bodies and departments on the other. The new recommendation would cover these areas as well as a distinction on how to conduct consultation on different levels, i.e. strategic, tactic and operational. The recommendation would answer to the need of transparency and consultation that is discussed in the WTO negotiations on trade facilitation as well as in other fora.

The main scope of the project is to formulate a new recommendation, but it will also be assessed if an update is needed of Recommendation 4. For public relations reasons it would be interesting to number the recommendation 40 and reserve the other number in 30 for Single Window related projects.

3. Deliverables

The project deliverables are:

  • Recommendation on Consultation Models
  • Guidelines on Consultation Models
  • Case Study Repository

4. Functional Expertise of Membership

Membership is open to experts who have broad knowledge in the areas ...

5. Geographical Focus

The geographic focus of the project is global

6. Initial Contributions

Initial contributions will come from a variety of sources. A call for contributions will be made for ...
The following have expressed an interest in making such contributions:

7. Project Management

7.1. Team

Project Chair Johan Pontén
Editor Josephine Baiamonte

7.2. Milestones

Estimated Open Development Process (ODP) milestone dates:

ODP Step ODP Name Estimated Completion Date Comment
1 Project Proposal   Comment
2 Requirements List   Comment
3 1st Working Draft   Comment
4 Internal Review   Comment
5 Public Review   Comment
6 Implementation Verification   Comment
7 Final Release   Comment

8. Statement of Resource Requirements

Participants in the project shall provide resources for their own participation. The continued existence and functioning of the project team shall not require any additional resources from the UN/ECE secretariat other than:

  • Establishing and maintaining the project team's public Web site pages with appropriate links, document download facilities, and items of interest;
  • Establishing and maintaining the project team's public and private list servers.