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WTO/IMF Regional Workshop on the WTO SPS Agreement for Arab and Middle East Countries. - Atelier régional OMC/FMI sur l'Accord SPS de l'OMC pour les pays arabes et les pays du Moyen -Orient . - Taller Regional OMC/FMI sobre el Acuerdo MSF de la OMC para los Países Árabes y Oriente Medio .

The Regional Workshop on the WTO SPS Agreement is being organized by the WTO, in collaboration with the IMF-Middle East Centre. The three international standard-setting organizations referred to in the SPS Agreement, i.e., the Codex Alimentarius Commission, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), and the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) will also participate in this workshop with lectures and exercises in their respective field of expertise.


The workshop will be tailored to the specific characteristics and needs of the region, encompassing, inter alia, the main provisions of the SPS Agreement, the work of the SPS Committee, transparency and technical assistance. 



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1. Government officials are implementing WTO Agreements and making full use of Members' rights
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Trade Information
Project Number SPS16/1
Trade Category Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures - General
Dates 25/01/2016 - 28/01/2016
Reporting Agency World Trade Organization (WTO)
Implementing Agencies / Countries IMF-CEF (Centre for Economics and Finance)
World Trade Organization (WTO)
Cooperating Agencies Bahrain
Host Country Kuwait
Invited Countries
Algeria; Bahrain; Djibouti; Egypt; Iraq; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Libya; Mauritania; Morocco; Oman; Palestine; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Sudan; Syrian Arab Republic; Tunisia; United Arab Emirates; Yemen
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