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WTO Regional Workshop on Sanitary and Phitosanitary Measures
Long description
Applied Training on the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures Agreement (SPS) for Latin American Countries - Spanish - Specialist - Level 2 - The workshop will be tailored to the specific characteristics and needs of the region, encompassing, inter alia, the main provisions of the Agreement on SPS, the work of the SPS Committee, risk assessment, regionalization, equivalence, transparency and technical assistance. This workshop will have a target focus on strengthening the quarantine services (animal and plant health) within the region and will also address the national and regional challenges faced in this regard.
Other cooperating agency: International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC). The intended beneficiary countries are listed below.
Trade Information
Project Number SPS12/4
Trade Category Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures - General
Dates 25/06/2012 - 30/06/2012
Reporting Agency World Trade Organization (WTO)
Implementing Agencies / Countries World Trade Organization (WTO)
Cooperating Agencies World Organization for Animal Health (OIE)
Codex Alimentarius Commission (CODEX)
Host Country Chile
Participating Countries
Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, Bolivarian Repubic of
E-mail contact / Web Address
  World Trade Organization, rue de Lausanne 154, CH-1211 Geneva 21, Switzerland