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WTO Second Trade Policy Forum on Central Asia and the Multilateral Trading System : Trade in Energy in the WTO Accession and Energy Cooperation in the Multilateral Trading System - Deuxième forum de politique commerciale de l'OMC sur l'Asie centrale et le système commercial multilatéral: commerce de l'énergie dans le cadre de l'OMC; coopération pour l'adhésion et l'énergie dans le système de commerce multilatéral - Segundo Foro de Política Comercial de la OMC sobre Asia Central y el sistema multilateral de comercio: el comercio de la energía en la OMC; cooperación para la adhesión y la energía en el sistema multilateral de comercio

The Trade Forum on Central Asia will focus on the following themes : the WTO framework on trade in energy, ii) energy-related commitments in WTO accessions; and iii) energy efficiency and security in relation to the MTS. It will bring together senior representatives directly responsible for WTO accession and/or policy-making in trade in energy from Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Russian Federation, Serbia, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. Representatives of selected international organization and the private sector will also be invited.

The key objectives of the Forum are to : I) enhance understanding of the WTO framework on trade in energy, including energy-related commitments in WTO Accessions, and ii) explore areas of cooperation in energy efficiency and security in the MTS.

Level =>Regional
Notes/Key results
1. Government officials are implementing WTO Agreements and making full use of Members' rights
Trade Information
Project Number ACC17/3
Trade Category Accession
Dates 04/09/2017 - 06/09/2017
Reporting Agency World Trade Organization (WTO)
Implementing Agencies / Countries Advisory Centre For WTO Trade Law
Energy Charter Secretariat
Central Asia Regional Economic Co-operation
International Trade Centre (ITC)
World Trade Organization (WTO)
Cooperating Agencies
Host Country Kazakhstan
Invited Countries
Afghanistan; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Georgia; Iran, Islamic Republic of; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyz Republic; Russian Federation; Serbia; Tajikistan; Ukraine; Uzbekistan
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