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WTO Regional Workshop on Trade in Services
Long description
Advanced Workshop on the GATS and the Services Negotiations for Caribbean Countries - Level 3 - Specialist - English - The Workshop will offer training on the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and the ongoing services discussions in Geneva at an advanced level.
Presentations will focus on the GATS-provisions relevant to current trade issues such as enhancing services trade opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprises, electronic commerce and IT-enabled trade, taking into account country-specific objectives. Related scheduling and classification issues will be explored as a means to enhancing capacity to negotiate commitments in the areas concerned. Participants will be invited to prepare presentations concerning their national profile/interests on topics to be covered by the workshop. In addition, various interactive exercises are intended to complement and deepen understanding of these topics.
The intended beneficiary countries are listed below.
Trade Information
Project Number GATS12/3
Trade Category Services
Dates 03/07/2012 - 06/07/2012
Reporting Agency World Trade Organization (WTO)
Implementing Agencies / Countries World Trade Organization (WTO)
Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura
Cooperating Agencies
Host Country Barbados
Participating Countries
Bahamas (The), Barbados, Haiti, Belize, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Montserrat, Guyana, Suriname
E-mail contact / Web Address
  World Trade Organization, rue de Lausanne 154, CH-1211 Geneva 21, Switzerland