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WTO Regional Training Course for Civil Society
Long description
Workshop for the Civil Society for Arab and Middle East Countries - Current and Future Challenges of the WTO: Civil Society and Business Perspectives - English - The seminar aims at giving an overview of the usefulness of the WTO rules and functions to CSOs, including the private sector in the Arab world; it will also discuss the current challenges facing the Doha Round of Negotiations. Participants will have the opportunity to deliberate on the difficulties of Intra Arab trade as well as the impact of the current Economic crisis on trade in the region. They will have an insight on the role of the WTO in fighting protectionism. The accession of Arab countries to the WTO will also be debated. Last but not least, Participants are invited to provide their own perspective on the future of trade and the WTO.
The intended beneficiary countries are listed below.
Trade Information
Project Number OUT13/1
Trade Category Trade-Related Training Education
Dates 18/03/2013 - 20/03/2013
Reporting Agency World Trade Organization (WTO)
Implementing Agencies / Countries World Trade Organization (WTO)
Cooperating Agencies
Host Country Kuwait
Participating Countries
Algeria, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Mauritania, Djibouti, Sudan, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
E-mail contact / Web Address
  World Trade Organization, rue de Lausanne 154, CH-1211 Geneva 21, Switzerland