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WTO Regional Short Trade Policy Course for the Pacific Countries - Cours régional de politique commerciale de l'OMC pour les pays du Pacifique - Curso regional de política comercial de corta duración de la OMC para los países del Pacífico
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The course represents a level 1 activity of the WTO's 3-level Progressive Learning Strategy for trade-related capacity-building and, once completed will serve as a prerequisite for level 2 courses.


This course introduces participants to the WTO, its basic rules and disciplines and its functioning. The main objective is to provide participants with a good foundation of the functioning, structure and basic principles of the WTO.  This is done mainly through presentations and exercises on the WTO's basic principles and exceptions thereto, as reflected in the main WTO agreements, including highlighting the state of play of negotiation since MC11. The development dimension in the context of Pacific countries constitutes an important element of the programme. As per the request from the Pacific Members, LDC graduation criteria and process as well as possible options/strategies including in the context of WTO, following graduation f

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Notes/Key results
1. Government officials are implementing WTO Agreements and fully realising Members' rights and obligations
Level of Activity: Generalist (Basic)
Trade Information
Project Number STPC18/4
Trade Category Trade-Related Training Education
Dates 10/09/2018 - 21/09/2018
Reporting Agency World Trade Organization (WTO)
Implementing Agencies / Countries World Trade Organization (WTO)
Cooperating Agencies Fiji
Papua New Guinea
Solomon Islands
Tonga
Vanuatu
Samoa
Host Country Samoa
Invited Countries
Fiji; Papua New Guinea; Samoa; Solomon Islands; Tonga; Vanuatu
E-mail contact / Web Address
trta.admin@wto.org

 

 
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