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WTO Regional Workshop on Government Procurement
Advanced Workshop on Government Procurement for Asia and Pacific Economies - Singapore - English - Level 3 - Specialist - The purpose of the Workshop is to provide a forum for both trade and procurement experts to exchange information on national, bilateral, regional and multilateral trade-related activities and initiatives in the area of government procurement. The main objectives of the programme are: (i) to familiarize participants with WTO activities related to government procurement, notably as they relate to trade, governance and economic performance; (ii) to inform participants of the outcomes of the GPA renegotiation; (iii) to elaborate the content of, and the benefits and challenges of accession to, the Agreement; and (iv) to facilitate policy development and decision making with regard to international co-operation in this area at the national and regional levels.
Notes/Key results
Other organizer ADB Institute. Other cooperating agencies: Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS), SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and United Nations Economic and Social Conference for Asia and Pacific (UNESCAP). The intended beneficiary countries are listed below.
Trade Information
Project Number GP13/2
Trade Category Transparency and Government Procurement
Dates 29/01/2013 - 31/01/2013
Reporting Agency World Trade Organization (WTO)
Implementing Agencies / Countries Singapore
World Trade Organization (WTO)
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Cooperating Agencies Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Host Country Singapore
Invited Countries
Bangladesh; Bhutan; Brunei Darussalam; Cambodia; China; Chinese Taipei; Fiji; Hong Kong, China; India; Indonesia; Korea, Rep. of; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Macao, China; Malaysia; Maldives; Mongolia; Myanmar; Nepal; Pakistan; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Samoa; Singapore; Solomon Islands; Sri Lanka; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Vanuatu; Viet Nam
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