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UNESCAP Training Course on “Government Procurement Negotiations” - Cours de formation d'UNESCAP sur les négociations des marchés publics - Curso de formación de UNESCAP sobre las negociaciones sobre la contratación pública

The training course is co-organised by the UNESCAP, the ITD and Thailand as a capacity building activity for CLMV (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam) and Thailand. The participants are government officials and academia from CLMV (4 from each country) and Thailand (up to 15). ESCAP provides venue, handles programme and resource persons (except financially) and ITD provides financial support while the Minitry of Commerce of Thailand secures one speaker from government.


The objectives of the training course are: 1) to inform the participants of recent developments and new trends in the area of government procurement; 2) to familiarise the participants with WTO/GPA rules and principles and its relevance for developing countries; and 3) to share national experiences on public procurement and trade agreement negotiations in this area.  

Notes/Key results
1. Government officials are implementing WTO Agreements and making full use of Members' rights
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Trade Information
Project Number UNESCAP16/1
Trade Category Transparency and Government Procurement
Dates 26/05/2016 - 27/05/2016
Reporting Agency World Trade Organization (WTO)
Implementing Agencies / Countries United Nations Economic and Social Conference for Asia and Pacific (UNESCAP)
World Trade Organization (WTO)
Cooperating Agencies Myanmar
Host Country Thailand
Invited Countries
Cambodia; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Myanmar; Thailand; Viet Nam
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