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WTO Regional Workshop on Challenges related to the Implementation of the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade for English-speaking African countries - English - Specialist - Level 2
Long description
This Regional Workshop will offer training on the TBT Agreement. It will cover the main principles and disciplines of the Agreement, work of the TBT Committee, and current issues before the Committee. The Workshop will cover the recent disputes under the TBT Agreement, and all aspects on dispute settlement related to the Agreement. The workshop will cover the transparency provisions of the TBT Agreement, and training in the new online TBT notification submission system (TBT NSS).

The Regional Workshop programme will include lectures, practical exercises and provision of relevant materials by the WTO Secretariat. Additionally, there will be contributions from expert speakers and relevant international organizations. Participants will contribute directly to the programme through experience-sharing exercises and group work.
A selection process will be undertaken to retain participants from the intended beneficiary countries listed below .
Trade Information
Project Number TBT14/1
Trade Category Technical Barriers to Trade
Dates 04/03/2014 - 06/03/2014
Reporting Agency World Trade Organization (WTO)
Implementing Agencies / Countries World Trade Organization (WTO)
Cooperating Agencies
Host Country Namibia
Participating Countries
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Egypt, South Africa, Botswana, Ethiopia, Gambia (The), Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, United Republic of, Uganda, Zambia
E-mail contact / Web Address
  World Trade Organization, rue de Lausanne 154, CH-1211 Geneva 21, Switzerland