Docstoc

United Nations Economic Commssion for Europe - AFACT

Document Sample
United Nations Economic Commssion for Europe - AFACT Powered By Docstoc
					UN/CEFACT Progress Report

    30th AFACT Meeting
      November, 2011
       Chinese Taipei
                                UN Framework

  UNITED NATIONS

     GENERAL ASSEMBLY



ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL



   ECONOMIC COMMISSION
         FOR EUROPE
    (Executive Committee)


    COMMITTEE ON TRADE




CENTRE FOR TRADE FACILITATION
  AND ELECTRONIC BUSINESS
                                               2
3
                          Overview of Key Dates to Review


•   7-8 July 2011 – 17th UN/CEFACT Plenary, Geneva

•   12-14 September 2011 – ISO TC/154

•   15-16 September 2011 – MOUMG

•   19-23 September 2011 – 18th UN/CEFACT Forum, Geneva

•   15-17 February 2012 – 18th UN/CEFACT Plenary, Geneva
                                   Mandate
• Intergovernmental
• Public-private sector collaboration
• Global remit
• Multidisciplinary
• Consensus-driven
• Trade Facilitation Recommendations & eBusiness
  Standards development
• Real-world solutions-oriented
• Free to participate / to use outcomes


                                                   5
               Drivers for change
•   Recommendations from UNECE EXCOM 
•   Permanent Group Mandate Renewals
•   More timely availability of deliverables
• Opportunities from greater stakeholder collaboration
•   Outreach to stakeholders / questionnaires
•   Gap analyses
•   Maturity of experience / lessons learned

                                                         6
                       Drivers for change and new framework
• Recommendations from UNECE EXCOM             Straightforward  management structure, 
                                               emphasis on plenary-controlled/approved 
                                               programme of work, emphasis on collaboration,
                                               project-oriented transparency/communication

•   Permanent Group Mandate Renewals           Programme development areas provide
                                               responsive and adaptable framework to 
                                               formulate projects that meet needs without 
                                               silos, with support activities via Bureau
  
                                               Strengthened open development process and 
•  More timely availability of deliverables
                                               Bureau monitoring and support of projects 
                                               provides for more timely outputs, identification 
                                               of needs and needed Plenary engagement 
•    Opportunities from greater stakeholder    Programme development areas open up 
  collaboration                                opportunities for greater consultation and 
•  Outreach to stakeholders / questionnaires   collaboration, provide a way to address 
•   Gap analyses                               results of questionnaires, gap analyses, and 
                                               lessons learned                         7
• Maturity of experience / lessons learned
            Main themes in going forward
•   Outreach and meeting strategic stakeholder needs
•   Reducing duplication of effort
•   Creating value-added benefits through specialisation
•   Fewer layers of management
•   Encouraging cross-domain initiatives
•   Preventing resource-gridlock
•   Improving timeliness of deliverables
•   Addressing communication challenges
                                                     8
• Streamlined management

• Project-oriented




                           9
                                                                            R.650 Rev. 4 Structure
                                               UN/CEFACT Plenary

                                                Plenary Chair
                                                Plenary Chair
                                                ___________________
                                                ___________________
                                                Bureau
                                                Bureau
  UNECE                                                                                       Regional
                                                                                               Regional
  UNECE
  Secretariat                                                                                Rapporteurs
                                                                                             Rapporteurs
  Secretariat
                                                 FMG
                                                 FMG
                                                 Forum
                                                 Forum
                                                 Management                 UN/CEFACT Forum
                                                 Management
                                                 Group
                                                 Group




International Trade
 International Trade     Applied Technology       Information Content       Techniques and
and Business              Applied Technology       Information Content       Techniques and         Legal Group
 and Business            Group                     Management Group         Methodologies Group      Legal Group
Processes Group           Group                     Management Group         Methodologies Group
 Processes Group


Domains: Accounting & Audit - Agriculture - Architecture, Engineering & Construction - Business Process Analysis - Customs -
         eGovernment - Electronic Trade Documents - Environmental Management - Finance - Harmonization - Health Care -
         Insurance - International Trade Procedures - Supply Chain - Transport - Travel, Tourism and Leisure
                                                                                                                         10
                                        Document 15 Structure



                        PLENARY
                           ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
Regional Rapporteurs   Plenary Bureau




                                                           11
                                        Programmme of Work


                         Plenary
                           ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
Regional Rapporteurs
                       Plenary Bureau




                                             Project Teams
Deliverables          Programme of Work
•Identified             Programme Development Areas
•Achieved              Project Teams




                                                 13
                                                      Initial Framework


Methodology and Technology             Plenary                     Methodology and Technology

                                         ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
                                     Plenary Bureau
           Sectoral                                                        Sectora
                                                                              l

                                                                      Regulatory

           Regulatory                Programme of
                                         Work
                                                                          Supply Chain
           Supply Chain

                                                              Trade and Transport Facilitation
           Trade and Transport                        •Trade Facilitation Implementation Guide
                                                      •Annex to Trade Recommendation 6
               Facilitation                           •Revision of Trade Recommendation 11
                                                      •Revision of Trade Recommendation 12
                                                      •Trade Recommendation 34
                                                      •Trade Recommendation 35
                                                      •Trade Recommendation 36
                                                      •Consultation Models for Public and Private Sector 
                                                      Consultation
                                                      •Business Process Analysis
                                                      •International Supply Chain Reference Model


       Programme Development Areas                                 Project Teams
           PROGRAMME OF WORK

  BUREAU PROGRAMME SUPPORT

           Support Services Tasks
         & Communication Activities

Work Programme Coherence and Coordination, Project
Monitoring, Harmonisation, Core Component Library,
Audit/Quality, Maintenance, Schema development and
maintenance, Directories, Conformance, Legal,
Communication (external/internal), Marketing , Events,
Liaison, Training / Capacity Building
                    Registry of Domains

       Business                       Technical
     Accounting & Audit               Audit / Validation
         Agriculture             Business Process Modelling
          Customs                     Communication
 Environmental Management              Harmonisation
     Finance/Payments                       Legal
         Government                 Library maintenance
         Health Care                 Library production
          Insurance                     Methodology
International Trade Procedures          Publications
        Procurement                    UN/EDIFACT
 Supply Chain Management                    XML
          Transport
       Travel/Tourism                                         16
                                                                  Current Structure

PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT AREAS
• Trade & Transport Facilitation  - Vice Chairs: Mats Wicktor and Viktor Dravitsa
    ðInternational Trade Procedures, Customs, Transport
• Supply Chain – Vice Chairs: Mike Doran and Tim McGrath
   ð Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Payments/Finance, Accounting and Audit
• Regulatory – Vice Chairs, Tahseen Khan and Mats Wicktor
   ð Customs, Government, Environmental Management
• Sectoral – Vice Chairs Bruno Prepin and Harm-Jan van Burg
   ð Agriculture, Health Care, Insurance, Travel/Tourism
• Methodology & Technology – Vice Chairs Peter Amstutz and Tim McGrath  
       ð Business Process Analysis, Methodology, Harmonisation, Library, Audit, UN/EDIFACT,  XML

BUREAU PROGRAMME SUPPORT
Vice Chairs:  Peter Amstutz,  Pier Alberto Cucino (Communications), Harm-Jan van Burg (Liaison)

                                                                                                   17
 PROGRAMME OF WORK

PROGRAMME
DEVELOPMENT    PROJECT TEAMS
   AREAS


 REGISTRY OF     ROSTER OF
  DOMAINS         EXPERTS


Bureau Programme Support       18
Domains:

• International Trade Procedures
• Customs
• Transport
                                   International Trade Procedures

• Review and update of work programme
• Rec 36 Single Window Interoperability first draft being developed
• Rec on Consultation Models first draft being developed with
  support of Business Process Analysis domain
• UN/REC 1 ITP Nominee to reengage with ISO to work
  jointly on the aligned standard Layout key
• Rec 14 further discussions on possible update-project
• Proposal for a new project to prepare a recommendation
  supporting the work on Environmental (Hazardous)
  Material Coding (supporting the work of Ms Pilgrim)
• Strategic Discussion on the future development
  of Single Window recommendations
• Strategic Discussion on mBusiness solutions for Trade Facilitation
                                                               Customs
•   Participated in the EDIFACT technical assessment
    •   Processed DMRs for GOVCBR; updated GOVCBR expected in D11B
•   Participated in the project Single Window interoperability
    •   Updated the group on the initiative on Globally Networked Customs
•   Updated the PDA on developments on IMO FAL Committee:
    •   The finalization of the FAL compendium,
    •   Treatment of stowaways, privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel,
    •   Finalization of the Maritime Single Window Guidelines,
    •   Development of guidelines for electronic access to certificates on board vessels.
• Participated in the UNECE information session on a standard for the
  electronic CIM/SMGS Consignment Note for Railways
• Updates on development of a standard on advance cargo reporting
    •   Development of a new electronic message not necessary
    •   WCO will convey the difficulties faced by carriers
    •   Support for common data requirements and procedures for advance cargo
        reporting by countries
•   Held discussions with UNCTAD on areas of mutual interest in Trade
    Facilitation
                                                            Transport

•   Status of and further actions for the projects in the Transport Domain (status report,
    transport instruction, waybill, dangerous goods).
•   Action plan to progress the “Cargo Tracing and Tracking” project
•   The Multi Modal Transport structure as a subset of the Core Components for use in the
    Transport and Logistics domain
•   Assessment of DMR’s from the transport domain
•   Harmonization work between TDED and EDED Directories for transport items
•   Maintenance of the EDIFACT Directories and UN/Recommendations
•   Report on cooperation with developments in the Transport domain (IATA, UIC, FIATA, IMO,
    SMDG, PROTECT, etc.)
•   Joint meeting with Customs / WCO on the action plan regarding the Advance Cargo
    Declaration harmonization issue; Other items: IMO FAL Forms…
•   Report on cooperation with ISO committees relevant for the Transport domain, namely ISO
    TC204 ( ITS ‐ Intelligent Transport Systems) and ISO TC8 (Maritime)
•   Confirmation of the Transport interim meeting in Valencia on 14‐18 November
•   September 20th : Meeting with International Transport Organizations at IATA to assess
    impact of the CEFACT reorganization on the Transport/Logistics sector
•   September 21th: Meeting with UNECE Trade‐Transport Division and UIC to discuss
    regulatory aspects and data harmonization of the Rail Consignment Note (CIM) with the
    CEFACT standards.
Supply Chain PDA
                                        SUPPLY CHAIN PDA



• Changes in Supply Chain PDA Domains

• Supply Chain PDA Scope

• Projects within Supply Chain PDA Scope - Existing & New

• Projects outside Supply Chain PDA Scope

• Future Supply Chain PDA Strategy
                                      PROGRAMME OF WORK 

             PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT 
                                                           Domains
                     AREA 




                                         •Supply Chain Management
  Vice                                   •Procurement
 Chairs            Supply                •Finance/Payments
Mike Doran
    &              Chain                 •Accounting/Audit
   Tim                                   •Government
 McGrath
                                           SUPPLY CHAIN PDA

         CURRENT DOMAINS & COORDINATORS
         CURRENT DOMAINS & COORDINATORS



•   Supply Chain Management: Karina Duvinger & Edmund Gray

•   Procurement: Bernard Longhi

•   Finance & Payments: Liliana Fratini Passi

•   Government: Ray Pisani

•   Accounting & Audit: Michel Lesourd & Eric Cohen
                                               SUPPLY CHAIN PDA



                             Presentations
                             Presentations

•   European perspective on eProcurement from the PEPPOL & BII Point of
    View - Josteyn Fromyr

•   EU Multistakeholder Forum to Facilitate the Adoption of eInvoicing -
    Edmund Gray

•   CEN Message User Guidelines MUG 1 - Bernard Longhi

•   CEN European Core Invoice Implementation Guide - Kevin Smith

•   Legal Notice Publication – Didier Hardy
                                                    Supply Chain PDA Scope


This flow diagram will be discussed with other PDAs to provide a complete view of
                              CEFACT Scope of Work




                                                                   CONTRACT
 NOTIFY                SOURCE                 TENDER
                                                                     ORDER




DELIVER                  BILL                   PAY                   RETURN
     International Supply Chains consist of integrated and
     coordinated flows of information, goods & payments


REPORT
                                                 SUPPLY CHAIN PDA

                PROJECTS & PROJECT LEADERS
                PROJECTS & PROJECT LEADERS

NOTIFY

• Legal Notification Publication: Didier Hardy

SOURCE

• Cross Industry Catalogue: Karina Duvinger
• Price Lists (New)

TENDER

• eTendering (including eNotices): Kevin Smith
• Cross Industry Quotation: Gilles Brandel
                                                  SUPPLY CHAIN PDA

               PROJECTS & PROJECT LEADERS
               PROJECTS & PROJECT LEADERS

CONTRACT/ORDER

•Cross Industry Ordering: Martin Forsberg

DELIVER

• Project Schedule & Cost Performance Management: Chris Hassler
• Cross Industry Scheduling: Samy Scemama
• Cross Industry Delivery: Edmund Gray

BILL

• Contract Financial Execution Management: Michel Entat
• Cross Industry Invoice: v2.0 + 2.1: Edmund Gray
     – Migration CII to CCTS 3.0 & NDR 3.0: Karina Duvinger (Coordinator)
                                                      SUPPLY CHAIN PDA

                PROJECTS & PROJECT LEADERS
                PROJECTS & PROJECT LEADERS

PAY

• Cross Industry Remittance Advice: Mounir El-Koury
• Customer Statement (New)

RETURN

•
REPORT

• Market Research Information: Helge Simonsen
                                                  SUPPLY CHAIN PDA

               PROJECTS & PROJECT LEADERS
               PROJECTS & PROJECT LEADERS


Cross Domain and Other

• Accounting Token: Michel Lesourd

• Supply Chain Process Common Requirements: Sue Probert

• Security for XML Documents & Messages (Rec 37): Sujeet Bhatt

• Master & Measured Data Alignment for the European
  Energy Market (Proposal): Kees Sparreboom
                                                 SUPPLY CHAIN PDA

              PROJECTS & PROJECT LEADERS
              PROJECTS & PROJECT LEADERS


Finance & Payments

Supply Chain Finance: new standardization needs to be addressed (eg.:
guarantees, letters of credit, open account, trade counterparties screening)
    – Cross-Industry Invoice: maintainance with respect to financial issues /
      coordination with other PDA domains
    – Liaison with ISO20022 and global financial services (e.g.: Common Global
      Implementation)

To be followed up after SIBOS event in Toronto
                                             SUPPLY CHAIN PDA

             PROJECTS & PROJECT LEADERS
             PROJECTS & PROJECT LEADERS
Accounting & Audit

• Lexical Nomenclature: Michel Lesourd
• Accounting Trial Balance: Michel Lesourd
• Accounting Bundle Collection: Michel Lesourd
• Accounting Entry v.1 & v.2 (maintenance): Michel Lesourd
• Accounting Ledger: Michel Lesourd
• Accounting Chart of Accounts: Michel Lesourd
• Accounting Reporting: Michel Lesourd
• Accounting Message: Michel Lesourd
• Accounting Journal: Michel Lesourd
                                          SUPPLY CHAIN PDA


              Future Supply Chain PDA Strategy
              Future Supply Chain PDA Strategy
•   Publish current project deliverables by end of 2011
•   Improve UN/CEFACT’s Publication Process as a matter of high
    priority
•   Address private and public sector requirements
•   Revisit Gap Analysis recommendations
•   Propose new Themes & Projects - Business Requirements
•   Review external Supply Chain initiatives
•   Encourage Supply Chain experts to return to UN/CEFACT
•   Request resources from Plenary delegations, and/or other potential
    sponsors, to support projects
                       SUPPLY CHAIN PDA


      Planning for Virtual
      Planning for Virtual
           Meetings
           Meetings


Every Second Wednesday at 16:00 CET

   Starting on 28 September 2011
                    Regulatory



Domains:
• Environmental Management
• Customs
• Government
                              Environmental Management

• Discussions on the work program for the Environment Domain.

• Continued work on the GHS, MSDS and REACH projects.

• Changes/updates coming to the waste disposal project.

• Discussions on developing a Recommendation for the Environmental
  work jointly with International Trade Procedures Domain.
Programme Development Area Sectoral




                                      39
 Sectoral PDA
Domain Insurance


          Domain Coordinator
             Andreas Schultz
                            Domain Insurance



    The domain insurance is at present a joint 
    work between  ACORD - USA, and the 
    European eBusiness Expert Group for 
    Insurance (eEG7) with members from BiPRO - 
    Germany, SIVI – The Netherlands, Telebib - 
    Belgium, GS4eB – Germany.
                              Workplan

Projects are planned for
•Commercial line business (from small 
commercial up to large industrial) 
•Private Claims
•Together with the healthcare domain for 
exchange between healthcare professionals, 
patients and health insurance companies.
   Sectoral PDA
Domain Travel/Tourism

           Domain Coordinator 
                   Akio Suzuki
                              Domain Travel/Tourism
Achieved this week:
 1)BRS preparation for Small scaled Lodging House 
   Reservation Information Process was progressed.
2) Attended the CCL property terms review held and 
   guided by CCL 3.0 development/maintenance team
 3) Discussion on the new project proposed by  a 
   Thailand expert was held and will be further studied 
   among the experts.
                                        Work plan

1) Small scaled Lodging House Reservation Information Process 
   will be finalized (by March 2012)
 2) New project proposals will be discussed among the experts. 
   And they will be proposed to be in time for the next forum 
   when they are agreed upon by them.
3) Collaboration with such organizations as OTA,  AFACT, other 
   international or national bodies will be well checked and 
   negotiated, if needed, by the experts of the group.
4) Capacity building activity will be considered especially for 
   Asian countries.


                                                                   45
  Sectoral PDA
Domain Agriculture
Domain Coordinator
 Frans van Diepen



                     46
                                                             Agriculture
•   Livestock Life Events Recording
Focus on animal trade issues

•   Agricultural observations
Focus on e‐LABs :
exchange of  laboratoria observations and conclusions on 
soil, animal  and plant samples  

New projects expected:
• Cross industry invoice 
Extensions to support trade in fresh vegetables, fruits and cutflowers 

•   Farming  management  and farm operation  information exchange
Machine instructions, logging of operations and remote sensing on the farm
Methodology and Technology PDA
                    Burea Programme Support


          Progress for the week
•Appointment of Domain Coordinator(s) not 
needed at present

•Review the status of all projects

•Review of the existing Programme of Work


                                             49
                       Project Meetings




• Business Document Header

• Core Components Business Document 
  Assembly




                                          50
                              Future Strategy

External View       User View     Internal View
                      Processes
                     Processes


    Collaboration
   Collaboration                       Maintenance and 
                                      Maintenance and 
   Customizations
  Customizations                        Development
                                       Development
     Extensions
    Extensions                           procedures
                                        procedures



  Technical          Messages
                     Messages
  Framework

                                                     51
                             Identified Issues


• XML Versioning/Compatibility
• Naming (of ABIEs)
• Naming (of Property terms)
• Extension of XML (data type for extending a 
  model/schema)
• Code lists publishing
• Library synchronization

Ø Impact Analysis on UN/CEFACT Specifications

                                                 52
                   Bureau Programme Support



•Appointment of Domain Coordinator(s)
  – Mary Kay Blantz – Library Maintenance
  – Hidekazu Enjo – Validation (not confirmed)

•360o review of all maintenance tasks
  – Libraries, Codelists, XML Schema generation
  – Publication processes
  – Validation

                                                  53
               Bureau Programme Support



•CCTS 3.0 Property Harmonization

•EDIFACT DMR processing completed

•11.A XML schemas produced

•11.A CCL revalidated

                                          54
                   Bureau Programme Support


Identified key areas to focus on:
  – Streamline production process(es)
    • Updates to technical specifications and 
      ‘methodologies’ to eliminate ‘oddities’ that drive 
      unnecessary work and rework.
  – Capacity building
    • BPS needs help, especially in the codelist, 
      validation, and EDIFACT maintenance areas
  – Complete gaps in methodologies
    • Validation is a key area
    • Publication, versioning

                                                            55
              Bureau Programme Support


Website
  – Website migration issues identified with 
    corrective action plan established

Marketing / Outreach
  – Piero (Fellini) Cucino has video taped many 
    testimonials to be published on the website




                                                   56
       Some More Results

• Actions agreed with the Secreteriat:

• A team was formed to update and revise
  the website www.uncefact.org


2. Promotional materials: 5 video
   interviews on UN/CEFACT success
   stories



                                           57
  Next Forums
•  India - March/April 2012 
• Vienna September 2012




                               58
http://www.unece.org/cefact/cf_f
orums/geneva_2011/index.html



                                   59

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Tags:
Stats:
views:0
posted:9/11/2013
language:Unknown
pages:59