This section presents information on trade related issues, e.g. International Conventions. Important issues and developments in the Trade world, and links to relevant information are also available here.
When disaster strikes, communications links are often disrupted, yet for relief workers who arrive on the scene these links are essential. Victims of disasters will now be able to benefit from faster and more effective rescue operations, thanks to the Tampere Convention on the Provision of Telecommunication Resources for Disaster Mitigation and Relief Operations that came into force 8 January 2005, following the ratification by 30 countriesTampere Convention [EN][FR][ES]
Topic: International Conventions and Agreements
Keywords: Telecommunication equipment, temporary admission, disasters, relief operations
Contracting Parties: list of signatories/contracting parties (country codes) and the link to status (Ratification, Acceptance, Approval, Accession): Status of Treaties
Conventions sponsored or administered by the Customs Co-operation Council Disclaimer: Last update on 3 July 2018