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WTO Regional Workshop on Government Procurement
Long description
Advanced Workshop on Government Procurement for Asia and Pacific Economies - Singapore - English - Level 3 - Specialist - The purpose of the Workshop is to provide a forum for both trade and procurement experts to exchange information on national, bilateral, regional and multilateral trade-related activities and initiatives in the area of government procurement. The main objectives of the programme are: (i) to familiarize participants with WTO activities related to government procurement, notably as they relate to trade, governance and economic performance; (ii) to inform participants of the outcomes of the GPA renegotiation; (iii) to elaborate the content of, and the benefits and challenges of accession to, the Agreement; and (iv) to facilitate policy development and decision making with regard to international co-operation in this area at the national and regional levels.
Other organizer ADB Institute. Other cooperating agencies: Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS), SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and United Nations Economic and Social Conference for Asia and Pacific (UNESCAP). The intended beneficiary countries are listed below.
Trade Information
Project Number GP13/2
Trade Category Transparency and Government Procurement
Dates 29/01/2013 - 31/01/2013
Reporting Agency World Trade Organization (WTO)
Implementing Agencies / Countries Singapore
World Trade Organization (WTO)
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Cooperating Agencies Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Host Country Singapore
Participating Countries
Bhutan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Taipei, Chinese, Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, Korea, Rep. of, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Macao, China, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, East Timor, Viet Nam, Fiji, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Samoa
E-mail contact / Web Address
  World Trade Organization, rue de Lausanne 154, CH-1211 Geneva 21, Switzerland