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WTO Regional Workshop on Technical Barriers to Trade - English
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.

Consistent with the WTO's new Results Based Management (RBM) approach, participants will take a written test before and after the course. This will help to better evaluate the course's effectiveness in increasing participants' knowledge and skills and in meeting the course objectives.
Notes
The intended beneficiary countries are listed below.
Trade Information
Project Number TBT14/3
Trade Category Technical Barriers to Trade
Dates 15/07/2014 - 17/07/2014
Reporting Agency World Trade Organization (WTO)
Implementing Agencies / Countries World Trade Organization (WTO)
Cooperating Agencies Joint Vienna Institute (JVI)
Host Country Austria
Participating Countries
Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Albania, Ukraine, Belarus, Russian Federation, Moldova, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Israel, Afghanistan, Serbia, Armenia, Montenegro
E-mail contact / Web Address
trta.admin@wto.org
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