Our weekly feature highlighting upcoming events at USAID Missions around the globe.

In East Africa, The East African Community (EAC) will hold a regional consultative forum on Electronic Single Window Systems in East Africa.  EAC is a regional intergovernmental organization of the Republics of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Rwanda and Republic of Burundi EAC.  A Single Window System is a trade system that improves cross-border trade efficiency by streamlining customs information flows.  You can read more about Single Window Systems (pdf, 331 KB) from the United Nations.

In Iraq, we will hold a Youth Employability Skills Training for beneficiaries of USAID’s Iraqi Youth Initiative.  The Iraqi Youth Initiative provides training in basic English, computer operation, interview skills, and business etiquette to prepare participants for interviews with local sponsors who offer three-month apprenticeship positions.