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Highlights
Trade and Investment
Definition
Evaluate the implications of closer multilateral cooperation in trade and investment for development policies and objectives, and human and institutional development.
Description
Clarification of core concepts and principles (including non-discrimination, transparency, positive-list approach to commitments, exceptions) and implications of those principles for future cooperation on trade and investment in the WTO.
Reference to WTO mandate
Doha Ministerial Declaration, Para 20-22
Examples of typical activities
(I) support to the participation in the WTO work programme on trade and investment (II) dissemination of knowledge on principles and practice of existing international investment agreements

 

 
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