the commitments resulting from the Uruguay Round negotiations on the
movement of natural persons for the purpose of supplying services;
of the objectives of the General Agreement on Trade in Services,
including the increasing participation of developing countries in
trade in services and the expansion of their service exports;
the importance of achieving higher levels of commitments on the
movement of natural persons, in order to provide for a balance of
benefits under the General Agreement on Trade in Services;
Negotiations on further liberalization of movement of natural
persons for the purpose of supplying services shall continue beyond
the conclusion of the Uruguay Round, with a view to allowing the
achievement of higher levels of commitments by participants under the
General Agreement on Trade in Services.
A Negotiating Group on Movement of Natural Persons is
established to carry out the negotiations. The group shall establish its own procedures and shall report
periodically to the Council on Trade in Services.
The negotiating group shall hold its first negotiating session
no later than 16 May 1994. It shall conclude these negotiations and produce a final
report no later than six months after the entry into force of the
Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization.
Commitments resulting from these negotiations shall be
inscribed in Members’ Schedules of specific commitments.