1. Report by the Chairman of the Trade Negotiations Committee
This is a standing Item on the Agenda. The Director-General will report, in his capacity as Chairman of the TNC,
on activities in this area since his last report in July.
2. Work Programme on Small Economies — Report by the Chairman of the Dedicated Session of the Committee on Trade and Development
Under this standing Item, the Chairman of the Dedicated Session of the CTD will report on the progress of work in the Work Programme on Small Economies.
3. Aid for Trade — Preparations for the
Third Global Review — Statement by the Director-General
The Director-General will
update the Council about the on-going preparations for the Third
Global Review of Aid-for-Trade, which will take place in 2011.
4. Transparency for
Preferential Trade Arrangements — Report by the Chairman of the
Committee on Trade and Development
The Chairman of the Committee
on Trade and Development will provide an update on the recent approval
by the CTD of the proposal to establish a transparency mechanism for
preferential trade arrangements.
5. Accession priorities for 2010 in
respect of LDCs — Communication from Zambia on behalf of the LDC Group
This item was included on the
Agenda at the request of Zambia (on behalf of the LDC Group). The
representative of Zambia will make a statement outlining the accession
priorities for LDCs for 2010: Samoa, Vanuatu and Yemen.
6. WTO Pension Plan — Annual Report of
the Management Board for 2009
The Chairman of the Management
Board will introduce the Annual Report for 2009 in
which is submitted to the Council in accordance with Article 5(d) of
the Regulations of the WTO Pension Plan.
7. Committee on Budget, Finance and
Administration — Report on meeting of October 2010
The Chairman of the Budget
Committee will introduce the Committee's report on its meeting in
October (WT/BFA/118), and seek the Council's approval of the specific
recommendations in paragraphs 19 and 21 of WT/BFA/118.