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National Monitoring Committees on NTBs
Technical assistance activities
Posted on : 23 - Jul - 2012 - Viewed : 942 times

The Technical Assistance to NMC is provided by TradeMark East Africa through ACE Intenational, a consulting firm based in Spain.
Among activities to be and being carried out in the first year of the project are :
(1) Two studies focusing on (a) ttransport competitiveness of Rwanda in the EAC region and (b) quantification of NTB’s affecting Rwanda’s imports , on the basis of which two position papers from each of the research papers will be prepared ;
(2) Supporting implementation of bilateral memoranda of understanding with EAC Partner States ;
(3) Regulatory Impact Assessment for effective assessment of the impact of selected laws and regulations related to NTB’s in Rwanda and at the regional level ;
(4) Development of the NTB Elimination Index 2012-2013 ;
(5) Development and publication of Case Studies on Rwanda’s success in the elimination of NTB’s ;
(6) A quarterly publication by Rwanda NMC on the progress in elimination of NTB’s in East Africa ; and
(7) Using information and communication technologies and multiple channels for advocacy and to find out the status of NTB’s in the region (including use of social media (facebook, twitter, etc) and hotlines).
(8) A regional conference on NTB’s.