Mike Moore's speeches
Renato Ruggiero's speeches,
course, which is funded largely by the United States, will involve 24 senior officials
from the three countries. A similar course for Russian and Ukrainian officials was held in
October 1994. The aim of the course is to familiarize participants with the multilateral
trading system and with the new WTO agreements. Special emphasis will be placed on the
trade policy issues of particular interest to economies in transition. The three countries
are currently pursuing accession negotiations for WTO membership.
course will cover international trade theory, the work of the WTO and the functioning of
the multilateral trading system. The results of the Uruguay Round negotiations and the
structure and scope of WTO activities will also be covered.
is in addition to the regular courses organized by the WTO in English, French and Spanish
for officials from developing countries. The latter courses are funded for the most part
courses include lectures and presentations by senior officials of the WTO Secretariat,
representatives of other international organizations concerned with trade policy questions
and by members of the permanent missions of some WTO members.