DEVELOPMENT: GENEVA WEEK

21st Geneva Week

15 to 19 November 2010


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The 21st Geneva Week for WTO Non-Resident Members and Observers will be held at the WTO from 15 to 19 November 2010.  Geneva Week participants will meet the WTO's Director‑General and the Chairpersons of the various negotiating groups to receive updates on the state of play of the Doha Development Agenda negotiations and other WTO activities.  Key areas of the negotiations will be discussed, including agriculture, non‑agricultural market access, services, trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights (TRIPS) and trade facilitation.  Participants will also have the opportunity to attend the Trade Policy Review meeting of Papua New Guinea.  The programme also includes a briefing on the preparations for the Third Global Review on Aid for Trade, where there will be an opportunity to discuss in detail the partner and regional organization questionnaires and the call for case stories. Participants will be encouraged to share their draft case stories or possible ideas for case stories, as well as, to ask questions and request clarification from the Secretariat on the self-assessment process.

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