TRTA: TRADE-RELATED TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

Technical assistance and training courses for 2010/11

The products are designed to ensure a “do-able” number of high quality activities, with expected durable effects. Each product comes with clearly identified objectives. In this way outcomes become measurable, making evaluation more meaningful.

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Explanation of technical assistance and training
Technical Assistance Plan 2010/2011
Training courses 2008/2009
Training courses 2007

Subject/Programme

Region/Sub-region

2010

2011

Description of the Activity

A. GENERAL WTO-RELATED TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND TRAINING

(1) Trade Policy Courses

(i) Geneva-based Trade Policy Courses (TPCs)

Global

11 January-1 April 2010  

49th Trade Policy Course (English)

Global

14 September-2 December 2010  

1st Advanced Trade Policy Course (English)

Global   31 January-21 April 2011 Advanced Trade Policy Course (English)
Global   12 September-1 December 2011 Advanced Trade Policy Course (Spanish)

(ii) Regional Trade Policy Courses and follow-up (RTPCs)

Africa (English)

21-23 July 2010  

Preparatory Workshop for University Professors

Africa (English)

13 September-3 December 2010  

Regional Trade Policy Course

Africa (French)

1-3 September 2010

 

Preparatory Workshop for University Professors

Africa (French)

27 September-17 December 2010

 

Regional Trade Policy Course

Asia-Pacific

24-26 March 2010

 

Preparatory Workshop for University Professors

Asia-Pacific

10 May-30 July 2010

 

Regional Trade Policy Course

Latin America

8-10 December 2010

 

Preparatory Workshop for University Professor

Latin America

8 February-30 April 2010

 

Regional Trade Policy Course

Caribbean

X

 

Follow-up to the Regional Trade Policy Course — specialized consolidation course co-delivered with academics and specialists from the region

Africa (English)

  X

Preparatory Workshop for University Professors

Africa (English)

 

9 May-29 July 2011

Regional Trade Policy Course

Africa (French)

 

X

Preparatory Workshop for University Professor

Africa (French)

 

26 September-16 December 2011

Regional Trade Policy Course

Asia-Pacific

 

X

Preparatory Workshop for University Professors

Asia-Pacific

 

X

Regional Trade Policy Course

Latin America

 

X

Preparatory Workshop for University Professor

Latin America

 

24 January-15 April 2011

Regional Trade Policy Course

Caribbean

 

X

Follow-up to the Regional Trade Policy Course — specialized consolidation course co-delivered with academics and specialists from the region

(iii) Short Regional Trade Policy Course

Arab and Middle East Countries

12-14 July 2010  

Preparatory Workshop for Academics

Arab and Middle East Countries

X  

Short Regional Trade Policy Course

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

5-7 July 2010

 

Preparatory Workshop for Academics

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

4-29 October 2010

 

Short Regional Trade Policy Course

Arab and Middle East Countries

  X

Preparatory Workshop for Academics

Arab and Middle East Countries

 

1-31 May 2011

Short Regional Trade Policy Course

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

X

Preparatory Workshop for Academics

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

X

Short Regional Trade Policy Course

(2) Geneva-based introduction Courses

 

Global

31 May-18 June 2010   17th Introduction Course for LDCs (French)

Global

12-30 July 2010   18th Introduction Course for LDCs  (English)
Global   11-29 July 2011 19th Introduction course for LDCs (French)
Global   X 20th Introduction course for LDCs  (English)

(3) Geneva-based introduction days

 

Global

4 March 2010

  24th Introduction Day (trilingual)

Global

15 July 2010  

25th Introduction Day (trilingual)

Global

3 December 2010  

26th Introduction Day (trilingual)

Global   X 27th Introduction Day (trilingual)
Global   X 28th Introduction Day (trilingual)
Global   X 29th Introduction Day (trilingual)

(4) Geneva Week

 

Global

3-5 May 2010  

20th Geneva Week (English)

Global

15-19 November 2010   21st Geneva Week
Global   X 22nd Geneva Week
Global   X 23rd Geneva Week

(5) Geneva-based topic-specific symposia

 

Capital-based delegates

22-24 June 2010  

Technical barriers to trade — Sixth Special Meeting on Procedures for Information Exchange for officials Responsible for Notifications and Enquiry Points

Capital-based delegates 21-24 September 2010   Workshop on TRIPS and Public Health for IP/trade officials
Capital-based delegates X   Workshop on the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
Capital-based officials 28 June-9 July 2010   Joint WIPO/WTO Colloquium for Developing Country University Teachers of Intellectual Property
Capital-based delegates 18-22 October 2010  

Special SPS Workshop held back-to-back with an SPS Committee meeting

Capital-based delegates X   Workshop on Rules for Heads of Active Trade Remedy Authorities in Developing Members
Capital-based delegates X   Symposium on specific topics within the framework of the CTESS
Capital-based delegates X   Seminar on Accessions for 28 acceding countries
Capital-based delegates 22-24 September 2010  

Special Agriculture Notification Workshop held back-to-back with the Regular Committee on Agriculture Meeting (September)

Geneva-based delegates X   Symposium on TRIPS and Public Policy
Capital-based officials X   Joint WIPO/WTO Symposium on TRIPS and Public Policy
Capital-based delegates   11-14 April 2011 Seminar on WTO Reference Centres for RC Managers (global)
Capital-based delegates 16-18 November 2010  

Special AG notification workshop held back-to-back with the Regular Committee on Agriculture Meeting (November), (Spanish)

Capital-based delegates X

Special AG notification workshop held back-to-back with the Regular Committee on Agriculture Meeting (March), (French)

Capital-based delegates   X Workshop on recommendations arising from the Fifth triennial review of the TBT Agreement
Capital-based delegates   10-13 October 2011 Workshop on TRIPS and Public Health for IP/trade officials
Capital-based delegates   X Symposium on Government Procurement
Capital-based officials   20 June-1 July 2011 Joint WIPO/WTO Colloquium for Developing Country University Teachers of Intellectual Property
Capital-based officials   X Symposium on LDC needs assessment
Capital-based delegates   X Special SPS Workshop held back-to-back with an SPS Committee meeting
Capital-based delegates   X Special AG notification workshop held back-to-back with the Regular Committee on Agriculture Meeting (September)
Capital-based delegates   X Workshop on Rules for Heads of Active Trade Remedy Authorities in Developing Members
Geneva-based delegates   X Symposium on TRIPS and Public Policy
Capital-based officials   X Joint WIPO/WTO Symposium on TRIPS and Public Policy

(6) Other Geneva-based Support (Legal Advisory Role)

 

 

X   Advisory role on legal issues — DSU — Article 27.2 — 2 Consultants — 4 days/month /12 months

 

  X Advisory role on legal issues — DSU — Article 27.2 — 2 Consultants — 4 days/month /12 months

(7) Regional and sub-regional capacity-building programmes

 

Africa (English)

X

24-28 January 2011

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership — the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

Africa (English)

5-8 October 2010

 

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership  — the South African Development Community (SADC)

Africa (English)

 

8-11 February 2011

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity — COMESA)

Africa

28 September-1 October 2010

 

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership — EAC)

Africa (French)

X

 

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership — Communauté économique et monétaire de l'Afrique centrale (CEMAC)

Africa (French)

X

 

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership — Union Economique et Monétaire Ouest Africaine (UEMOA)

Caribbean

 

25-27 January 2011

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership)

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

10-15 October 2010

 

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership — IFAG)

Latin America

8-10 November 2010

 

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership)

Latin America

 

13-14 April 2011

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership)

Latin America

8-26 November 2010

 

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership)

Asia-Pacific

X

 

Public International Trade Law Course (partnership with IDLO)

TBD

X

 

Public International Trade Law Course (partnership with IDLO)

TBD

X

 

Public International Trade Law Course (partnership with IDLO)

TBD 6-10 December 2010   WTO Agreements and the DDA Negotiations for Portuguese- speaking Countries
Africa 13-17 December 2010   OIF/WTO Short-Trade Policy course for French-speaking African countries Members of the ECCAS (CEEAC)
Africa   X 7th WTO/ADB/ECA Trade Policy Course for African Countries
Africa (English)   X Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity — ECOWAS)

Africa (English)

 

X

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership  — the South African Development Community (SADC)

Africa (English)

 

X

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership — Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)

Africa

 

X

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership — EAC)

Africa (French)

 

X

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership — Communauté économique et monétaire de l'Afrique centrale (CEMAC)

Africa (French)

 

X

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership — Union Economique et Monétaire Ouest Africaine (UEMOA)

Caribbean

 

X

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership)

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

X

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership — IFAG)

Latin America

 

X

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership)

Latin America

 

X

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership)

Latin America

 

X

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership)

Asia-Pacific

 

X

Public International Trade Law Course (partnership with IDLO)

TBD

 

X

Public International Trade Law Course (partnership with IDLO)

TBD

 

X

Public International Trade Law Course (partnership with IDLO)

B. SPECIALIZED AND ADVANCED TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE  back to top

(1) Geneva-based Thematic Courses

 

Global

15-19 February 2010   24th Thematic Course on Dispute Settlement (French)

Global 

30 August-3 September 2010   25th Thematic Course on Dispute Settlement (English)
Global 6-10 December 2010   2nd Advanced Thematic Course on WTO Dispute Settlement (Spanish)
Global 8-12 March 2010   Advanced Thematic Course on Agriculture (English)
Global X   Advanced Thematic Course on Regionalism (English)
Global 10-12 May 2010   Advanced Thematic Course on Rules (tbd)
Global 26 April-5 May 2010   Joint WIPO/WTO Advanced Course on Intellectual Property for Government Officials (English)
Global 23 June-1 July 2010  

Follow-up activity on SPS (Spanish)

Global 14-25 June 2010   Thematic course on TBT (English)
Global X   Follow-up activity on TBT (English)
Global 11-29 October 2010   Thematic course on SPS
Global   X Thematic Course on Dispute Settlement (Spanish)
Global   X Thematic Course on Dispute Settlement (French)
Global   5-9 December 2011 Advanced Thematic Course on WTO Dispute Settlement (English)
Global   X Advanced Thematic course on Agriculture (French)
Global   X Advanced Thematic Course on Regionalism (English)
Global   X Advanced Thematic Course on Rules (tbd)
Global   16-27 May 2011 Joint WIPO/WTO Advanced Course on Intellectual Property for Government Officials
Global   22 June- 1 July 2011 Advanced SPS Follow-up course (English)
Global   6-17 June 2011 Advanced TBT Course (English)
Global   X Advanced Thematic Course on Trade and Environment (English)
Global   18-28 October 2011 Advanced SPS Course (English/French)
Global   X Advanced Course on GATS (English)

(2) National Technical Assistance Activities

(i) Topic specific activities

All regions

X

X

250  national activities

(ii) Technical Assistance within the Trade Policy Review Mechanism (TPRM) Framework

All regions

X

X

incl. under (i) above — these events include missions to countries for which a TPR report is underway, as well as missions to groups of countries being reviewed in a single TPR

(iii) Assisting beneficiaries in conducting Needs Assessment

All regions

X

X

included under (i) above

(iv) WTO Reference centres and enquiry points

All regions

X

X

20 WTO Reference Centres (over a two-year period)

(3) Regional Seminars

(i) Agriculture (Ag)

Africa (English)

X

 

Workshop on the Agreement on Agriculture and the Agriculture Negotiations

Asia-Pacific

28-30 September 2010

 

Workshop on the Agreement on Agriculture and the Agriculture Negotiations

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

30 March-2 April 2010

 

Workshop on the Agreement on Agriculture and the Agriculture Negotiations

Latin America

28-30 April 2010

 

Workshop on the Agreement on Agriculture and the Agriculture Negotiations

Africa (English)

 

X

Workshop on the Agreement on Agriculture and the Agriculture Negotiations

Africa (French)

 

X

Workshop on the Agreement on Agriculture and the Agriculture Negotiations

Arab and Middle East countries

 

X

Workshop on the Agreement on Agriculture and the Agriculture Negotiations

Caribbean

 

X

Workshop on the Agreement on Agriculture and the Agriculture Negotiations

(ii) Dispute Settlement (DSU)

Africa (English)

10-14 May 2010

 

Basic or Advanced Training Course on WTO Dispute Settlement

Africa (French)

X

 

Basic or Advanced Training Course on WTO Dispute Settlement

Arab and Middle East countries

26-30 April 2010

 

Basic Training Course on WTO Dispute Settlement

Asia-Pacific

 

X

Basic or Advanced Training Course on WTO Dispute Settlement

Caribbean

 

X

Basic or Advanced Training Course on WTO Dispute Settlement

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

18-22 April 2011

Basic or Advanced Training Course on WTO Dispute Settlement

Latin America

 

X

Basic or Advanced Training Course on WTO Dispute Settlement

(iii) Government Procurement (Plurilateral Agreement on)

Africa (French)

21-23 September 2010

 

Workshop on Government Procurement (French)

Arab and Middle East countries

X

 

Workshop on Government Procurement

Caribbean     Workshop on Government Procurement

Latin America

22-24 November 2010

 

Workshop on Government Procurement

Africa (English)

 

X

Workshop on Government Procurement

Asia-Pacific

 

X

Advanced Workshop on Government Procurement

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

X

Workshop on Government Procurement

(iv) Non-Agriculture Market Access (NAMA) and other Market Access Issues

Africa (English)

2-5 March 2010

 

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Africa (French)

X

 

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Arab and Middle East countries

5-8 July 2010

 

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Asia

24-27 August 2010

 

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Caribbean 

8-10 June 2010

 

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

2-5 November 2010

 

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Latin America

14-17 September 2010

 

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations (Spanish)

Pacific

X

 

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations (partnership with PIFS)

Africa (English)

X

 

Workshop on Market Access Issues (ROO, CV, IL, Tariffs, etc.)

Arab and Middle East countries

18-21 October 2010

 

Workshop on Market Access Issues (ROO, CV, IL, Tariffs, etc.)

Asia-Pacific

27-30 July 2010

 

Workshop on Market Access Issues (ROO, CV, IL, Tariffs, etc.)

Latin America

X

 

Workshop on Market Access Issues (ROO, CV, IL, Tariffs, etc.)

Africa (English)

 

22-25 February 2011

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Africa (French)

 

X

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Arab and Middle East countries

 

X

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Asia

  X

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Caribbean 

  X

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

  X

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Latin America

  X

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Pacific

  X

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations (partnership with PIFS)

Africa (French)   X Workshop on Market Access Issues (ROO, CV, IL, Tariffs, etc.)
Caribbean   15-18 March 2011 Workshop on Market Access Issues (ROO, CV, IL, Tariffs, etc.)
Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus   X Workshop on Market Access Issues (ROO, CV, IL, Tariffs, etc.)

(v) Regional Trade Agreements

Caribbean

4-6 May 2010

 

WTO rules on RTAs

Latin America

13-15 July 2010

 

WTO rules on RTAs (Spanish)

Africa (English)

 

17-19 May 2011

WTO rules on RTAs

Africa (French)

 

X

WTO rules on RTAs

Arab and Middle East countries

 

X

WTO rules on RTAs

Asia-Pacific

 

X

WTO rules on RTAs

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

X

WTO rules on RTAs

(vi) Rules

Africa (English)

X

 

Workshop on Trade Remedies or negotiations

Arab and Middle East countries

 

X

Workshop on Trade Remedies or negotiations

Caribbean

X

 

Workshop on Trade Remedies or negotiations

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

X

 

Workshop on Trade Remedies or negotiations

TBD

X

 

Workshop on Trade Remedies or negotiations

Africa (French)

 

X

Workshop on Trade Remedies or negotiations

Asia-Pacific

 

X

Workshop on Trade Remedies or negotiations

Latin America   X Workshop on Trade Remedies or negotiations
TBD   X Workshop on Trade Remedies or negotiations

(vii) Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS)

Asia and Pacific  

X

 

Applied training in the SPS Agreement

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

8-11 November 2010

 

Applied training in the SPS Agreement

Latin America and Caribbean

X

 

Applied training in the SPS Agreement

Africa (English)

 

X

Applied training in the SPS Agreement

Africa (French)

 

X

Applied training in the SPS Agreement

Arab and Middle East countries

 

X

Applied training in the SPS Agreement

(viii) Services negotiations; GATS

Africa (English)

12-15 October 2010

 

Advanced Workshop on the GATS and the Services Negotiations

Africa (French)

28-30 September 2010

 

Advanced Workshop on the GATS and the Services Negotiations (French)

Arab and Middle East countries

13-16 December 2010

 

Advanced Workshop on the GATS and the Services Negotiations

Asia

4-7 May 2010

 

Advanced Workshop on the GATS and the Services Negotiations  (partnership with ESCAP)

Caribbean

13-16 July 2010

 

AAdvanced Workshop on the GATS and the Services Negotiations

Pacific

8-10 March 2010

 

Workshop on the GATS and the Services Negotiations (partnership with PIFS)

Africa (English)

 

18-21 July 2011

Advanced Workshop on the GATS and the Services Negotiations

Africa (French)

 

X

Advanced Workshop on the GATS and the Services Negotiations

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus   X Advanced Workshop on the GATS and the Services Negotiations
Latin America   8-11 February 2011 Advanced Workshop on the GATS and the Services Negotiations

(ix) Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT)

Africa (French)

 

X

Training on the implementation of the TBT Agreement

Arab and Middle East countries

 

5-7 April 2011

Training on the implementation of the TBT Agreement

Latin America

X

 

Training on the implementation of the TBT Agreement 

Africa (English)

 

X

Training on the implementation of the TBT Agreement for English-speaking African countries

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

 

X

 

Training on the implementation of the TBT Agreement

 

(x) Trade and Development, including: Special and Differential Treatment and Small Economies

Africa (English)

27-29 April 2010

 

Trade and development

Africa (French)

6-8 October 2010

 

Trade and development (French)

Arab and Middle East countries

2-4 August 2010

 

Trade and development

Asia-Pacific

9-11 November 2010

 

Trade and development

Latin America

30 November-2 December 2010

 

Trade and development

Africa (English)

 

X

Trade and development

Africa (French)

 

19-21 April 2011

Trade and development

Asia-Pacific

 

X

Trade and development

Caribbean   X Trade and development

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

X

Trade and development

(xi) Trade and Environment

Africa

29 June-1 July 2010

 

Trade and environment and the work of CTESS

Asia-Pacific

23-25 February 2010

 

Advanced Workshop on Trade and environment and the work of CTESS (partnership with Singapore)

Latin America

X

 

Trade and environment and the work of CTESS

Caribbean

 

X

Trade and environment and the work of CTESS

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

X

Trade and environment and the work of CTESS

(xii) Trade Facilitation

Africa (English)

X

 

Workshop on Trade Facilitation

Africa (French)

21-25 June 2010

 

Workshop on Trade Facilitation (French)

Arab and Middle East countries

20-24 September 2010

 

Workshop on Trade Facilitation

Asia and Pacific

X

 

Workshop on Trade Facilitation (partnership with ESCAP)

Caribbean 

15-19 November 2010

 

Sub-regional Workshop on Trade Facilitation Needs Assessment

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

20-24 September 2010

 

Workshop on Trade Facilitation

Latin America

23-27 August 2010

 

Workshop on Trade Facilitation

Africa (English)

 

X

Workshop on Trade Facilitation

Africa (French)

 

X

Workshop on Trade Facilitation

Arab and Middle East countries

 

X

Workshop on Trade Facilitation

Asia-Pacific

 

X

Workshop on Trade Facilitation (partnership with ESCAP)

Caribbean

 

X

Sub-regional Workshop on Trade Facilitation Needs Assessment

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

X

Workshop on Trade Facilitation

Latin America

 

X

Workshop on Trade Facilitation

(xiii) Trade-related Intellectual Property Rights

Africa (English)

1-3 June 2010

 

Workshop on Needs Assessment for LDCs

Africa (French)

9-11 November 2010

 

Workshop on Needs Assessment for LDCs (French)

Asia, Central Asia, Pacific and the Caribbean

27-29 July 2010

 

Workshop on Needs Assessment

Asia-Pacific

25-29 January 2010

 

Advanced Workshop on TRIPS (partnership with Singapore)

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

26-28 January 2011

Workshop on TRIPS

Latin America

 

8-11 March 2011

Workshop on  TRIPS

Asia-Pacific 1-4 November 2010  

Singapore–WTO Advanced Regional Workshop for Asia and the Pacific: Challenges for a Modern Copyright System

Asia-Pacific 8-9 November 2010  

Singapore Intellectual Property Office (IPOS) / National University of Singapore (NUS), Centre for International Law — “Intellectual Property and Trade — Brainstorming Symposium on the Research Agenda” Planned Year 2010

Asia-Pacific 10-12 November 2010  

Temasek Foundation Centre for Trade & Negotiations (TFCTN) — Course for Trade Negotiators from Asia “Promoting Green Innovation: The Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Technology Diffusion and Trade”

Africa (English)

 

X

Workshop on TRIPS

Africa (French)

 

X

Workshop on TRIPS

Arab and Middle East countries   X Workshop on TRIPS
Asia-Pacific   X Workshop on TRIPS
Caribbean   X Workshop on  TRIPS

(4) Advanced Training Programme for Senior Government Officials

 

Africa (English)

X

 

Advanced Training Programme for Senior Government officials

Africa (French)

X

 

Advanced Training Programme for Senior Government officials

Arab and Middle East countries

X

 

Advanced Training Programme for Senior Government officials

Asia

6-10 December 2010

 

Advanced Training Programme for Senior Government Officials (partnership with ESCAP)

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

13-17 September 2010

 

Advanced Training Programme for Senior Government officials

Latin America (Spanish)

14-25 June 2010

 

Advanced Training Programme for Senior Government Officials

Pacific

X

 

Advanced Training Programme for Senior Government Officials (partnership with PIFS)

Africa (English)

 

X

Advanced Training Programme for Senior Government officials

Africa (French)

 

X

Advanced Training Programme for Senior Government officials

Arab and Middle East countries

  10-14 April 2011

Advanced Training Programme for Senior Government officials

Asia

  X

Advanced Training Programme for Senior Government Officials (partnership with ESCAP)

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

  X

Advanced Training Programme for Senior Government officials

Latin America (Spanish)

 

X

Advanced Training Programme for Senior Government Officials

Pacific

 

X

Advanced Training Programme for Senior Government Officials (partnership with PIFS)

(5) Intensive Courses on Trade Negotiations Skills

Africa (English)

24-28 May 2010

 

Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills

Africa (French)

11-15 October 2010

 

Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills

Arab and Middle East countries

 

X

Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills

Caribbean

26-30 April 2010

 

Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus 12-16 April 2010   Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills

Latin America

30 August-3 September 2010

 

Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills

Africa (English)

 

21-25 March 2011

Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills

Africa (French)

 

10-14 October 2011

Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills

Arab and Middle East countries   19-23 June 2011 Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills

Asia-Pacific

27 September-1 October 2010

11-15 April 2011

Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

30 May-3 June 2011

Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills

(6) Outreach Activities for Parliamentarians and Civil Society

 

Africa

15-19 November 2011

 

Workshop for the Civil Society and the media

Arab and Middle East countries

X

 

Workshop for the Civil Society and the media

Asia-Pacific

X

 

Workshop for the Civil Society and the media

Latin America

X

 

Workshop for the Civil Society and the media

Africa (English)

X

 

Workshop for Parliamentarians  (partnership with CPA)

Africa (French)

X

 

Workshop for Parliamentarians (partnership with OIF)

Arab and Middle East countries

20-22 July 2010

 

Workshop for Parliamentarians

Asia

X

 

Workshop for Parliamentarians

Caribbean 

X

 

Workshop for Parliamentarians

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

X

 

Workshop for Parliamentarians

Latin America

20-22 May 2010

 

Workshop for Parliamentarians (Spanish)

Pacific

5-7 May 2010

 

Workshop for Parliamentarians (partnership with PIFS)

Africa

 

X

Workshop for the Civil Society and the media

Arab and Middle East countries

 

X

Workshop for the Civil Society and the media

Asia-Pacific

 

38-30 March 2011

Workshop for the Civil Society and the media

Latin America

 

X

Workshop for the Civil Society and the media

Africa (English)

 

X

Workshop for Parliamentarians  (partnership with CPA)

Africa (French)

 

X

Workshop for Parliamentarians (partnership with OIF)

Arab and Middle East countries

  X

Workshop for Parliamentarians

Asia

  X

Workshop for Parliamentarians

Caribbean 

 

X

Workshop for Parliamentarians

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

X

Workshop for Parliamentarians

Latin America

 

X

Workshop for Parliamentarians (Spanish)

Pacific

 

X

Workshop for Parliamentarians (partnership with PIFS)

(7) Accessions

 

Arab and Middle East Countries

28-30 September 2010

 

Seminar on Accession issues in partnership with AMF/ESCWA

Africa

 

X

Seminar on Accession issues in partnership with ADB

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus

  X

Seminar on Accession issues in partnership with JVI (tbc)

C. ACADEMIC SUPPORT FOR TRAINING AND CAPACITY-BUILDING  back to top

(1) WTO Chairs Programme (WCP)

 

Global

26-27 May 2010

 

WCP Annual Conference

Global

1 January-31 December 2010

 

Allocation and continuation of twelve WTO Chairs

Global

25 May 2010  

WCP Advisory Board Meeting

Global

 

X

WCP Annual Conference

Global

 

X

Allocation and continuation of twelve WTO Chairs

Global

  X

WCP Advisory Board Meeting

(2) Academic Cooperation Programme

(i) Workshops for university professors on WTO Matters

Asia-Pacific

20-23 June 2010

 

Workshop for Junior Researchers — on research tools and on modernizing curricula of international trade in Asia-Pacific Universities (partnership with ESCAP)

Asia-Pacific

27-28 October 2010

 

Workshop for Senior Researchers — academic workshop on trade research (partnership with ESCAP)

Global

X

 

Support to academic events

Asia-Pacific

 

X

Workshop for Junior Researchers — on research tools and on modernizing curricula of international trade in Asia-Pacific Universities (partnership with ESCAP)

Asia-Pacific

 

X

Workshop for Senior Researchers — academic workshop on trade research (partnership with ESCAP)

Global

 

X

Support to academic events

(ii) National Workshops for Academics

 

X X

National workshops for university professors

(iii) Library support for Universities

 

X X

The donation of WTO publications to Universities from beneficiary countries

(3) Support Programme for doctoral studies

 

 

X X

Support programme for doctoral students

(4) Programme for visiting academics

 

 

X X

Programme for visiting academics

(5) Research collaboration

 

 

X X

Research collaboration: joint research activities with academics from developing countries

D. TRAINEE PROGRAMMES AND INTERNSHIPS  back to top

(1) The Netherlands Trainee Programme

(2) The WTO Regional Coordinator Internship Programme

(3) The WTO Mission Internship Programme

E. ECampus  back to top

(1) eTraining: online courses

 

Capital-based officials

25 January-19 March 2010   Session 1 — English

Capital-based officials

15 February-9 April 2010   Session 2 — French

Capital-based officials

29 March-21 May 2010   Session 3 — English

Capital-based officials

26 April-18 June 2010   Session 4 — Spanish

Capital-based officials

10 May-2 July 2010   Session 5 — English

Capital-based officials

31 May-23 July 2010   Session 6 — French

Capital-based officials

13 September-5 November 2010   Session 7 — English

Capital-based officials

18 October-10 December 2010   Session 8 — Spanish

Capital-based officials

  X Session 1 — English

Capital-based officials

  X Session 2 — French

Capital-based officials

  X Session 3 — English

Capital-based officials

  X Session 4 — Spanish

Capital-based officials

  X Session 5 — English

Capital-based officials

  X Session 6 — French

Capital-based officials

  X Session 7 — English

Capital-based officials

  X Session 8 — Spanish

(2) Self-training: computer-based training modules

 

Capital-based officials

1 January-31 December 2010 1 January-31 December 2011

Overview of the WTO (English, French, Spanish)

Capital-based officials

1 January-31 December 2010 1 January-31 December 2011

Dispute settlement (English, French, Spanish)

Capital-based officials

1 January-31 December 2010 1 January-31 December 2011

Sanitary and phytosanitary measures (English, French, Spanish)

Capital-based officials

1 January-31 December 2010 1 January-31 December 2011

Trade in services  (English, French, Spanish)

Capital-based officials 1 January-31 December 2010 1 January-31 December 2011 The WTO: economic underpinnings (English)
Capital-based officials 1 January-31 December 2010 1 January-31 December 2011 The WTO:  legal underpinnings (English, Spanish)
Capital-based officials 1 January-31 December 2010 1 January-31 December 2011 Accession Procedures (English, French, Spanish)
Capital-based officials 1 January-31 December 2010 1 January-31 December 2011 Trade facilitation (English)
Capital-based officials 1 January-31 December 2010 1 January-31 December 2011 Trade facilitation needs assessment (English)
Capital-based officials 1 January-31 December 2010 1 January-31 December 2011 Trade Finance (English, French, Spanish)
Capital-based officials 1 January-31 December 2010 1 January-31 December 2011 The WTO Coherence Mandate (English, French)
Capital-based officials 1 January-31 December 2010 1 January-31 December 2011 WTO Docs Online (English, French, Spanish)
Capital-based officials 1 January-31 December 2010 1 January-31 December 2011 The WTO Library (English, French, Spanish)

 

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