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The board of directors and executive management of the World Free Zones Organization (World FZO) has established a number of key objectives.

These objectives form the mandate for the association and underpin all the World FZO’s activities:

  1. Bring together free zones; regional, national, subnational and local free zone associations; consultants and advisors to free zones; free zone users; interested governmental organizations; and international trade related organizations, for knowledge exchange, education and training, networking and business development
  2. Provide a forum for free zones around the world to learn, grow and prosper through unrivalled access to exclusive in-depth research and insights
  3. Create ‘best in class’ standards for free zones that enhance the economic ecosystem both globally and in local markets, as well as guidelines for the establishment and administration of free zones
  4. Gather, create, expand and disseminate the knowledge of, and about, free zones internationally
  5. Improve the perception of free zones globally and position them as areas that make valuable contributions to the local economy and promote sustainable business
  6. Provide specialized operational, administrative, educational and networking services to Members, Partners and Observers through trainings as well as physical and electronic resources
  7. Support and advise new free zones internationally as they develop
  8. Become the global through leader on free zones and issues relating to them