Events and Regional workshops

Regional workshops

The following workshops have been organized for parliamentarians in cooperation with the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association:

  • Singapore, from 7 May 2018 to 9 May 2018, for Asia and the Pacific
  • Austria, from 13 February 2018 to 15 February 2018, for Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia
  • Morocco, from 8 October 2017 to 9 October 2017, for Africa
  • Singapore, from 15 May 2017 to 17 May 2017, for Asia and the Pacific
  • Austria, from 21 February 2017 to 23 February 2017, for Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia
  • Trinidad and Tobago, from 22 November 2016 to 24 November 2016, for Caribbean
  • Singapore, from 17 May 2016 to 19 May 2016, for Asia and the Pacific
  • Kenya, from 14 September 2015 to 16 September 2015, for Africa
  • Singapore, from 25 May 2015 to 27 May 2015, for Asia and the Pacific
  • Mauritius, from 4 May 2015 to 6 May 2015, for Africa
  • Panama, from 15 October 2014 to 17 October 2014, for Latin America
  • Comoros, from 16 September 2014 to 18 September 2014, for Africa
  • Kuwait, the State of, from 2 December 2014 to 4 December 2014, for Arab and Middle East
  • Singapore, from 10 June 2013 to 12 June 2013, for Asia and the Pacific
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic, from 27 November 2012 to 30 November 2012, for Asia and the Pacific
  • Singapore, from 15 May 2012 to 17 May 2012, for Asia and the Pacific
  • Singapore, from 4 May 2011 to 6 May 2011, for Asia and the Pacific
  • Vanuatu, from 11 May 2011 to 13 May 2011, for Asia and the Pacific
  • Singapore, from 5 May 2010 to 7 May 2010, for Asia and the Pacific
  • Mexico, from 20 May 2010 to 22 May 2010, for Latin America
  • Cameroon, from 7 January 2010 to 9 January 2010, for Africa
  • United Arab Emirates, from 23 March 2009 to 25 March 2009, for Arab and Middle East
  • Antigua and Barbuda, from 18 February 2009 to 20 February 2009, for Caribbean
  • Singapore, from 10 June 2009 to 12 June 2009, for Asia and the Pacific
  • Antigua & Barbuda, February 2009, for the Caribbean and Americas regio
  • Nairobi, Kenya, from 29 to 31 May 2007, for African countries
  • Fiji, from 23 to 25 October 2006, for the Pacific region
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 27 February to 1 March 2006, for India/Asia/South-East Asia regions
  • Kingston, Jamaica, from 8 to 10 June 2005, for the Caribbean and Americas region
  • Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, from 25 to 27 July 2005, for various African countries
  • Wellington, New Zealand, from 28 to 30 April 2004, for the Pacific region
  • Singapore, from 8 to 10 November 2004, for the Asia/South-East Asia region
  • Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, from 28 to 30 July 2003, for the Caribbean and the Americas region
  • Cape Town, South Africa, from 19 to 22 May 2003, for various African countries.

Three workshops have been organized for parliamentarians in cooperation with the Assemblée Parlementaire de la Francophonie (APF):

  • Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, in December 2008
  • Hanoi, Vietnam, in March 2007
  • Marrakech, Morocco, in May 2004.

Three workshops have been organized for parliamentarians in the Latin American region:

  • Costa Rica, 2008
  • Uruguay, 2008
  • Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 2003, in cooperation with Parlatino Americano.

Two activities have been organized for Arab parliamentarians in cooperation with the Arab Monetary Fund:

  • United Arab Emirates, 2009
  • United Arab Emirates, 2008.

In March 2007, a workshop for parliamentarians from developing countries was organized for the first time at WTO headquarters in partnership with the German foundation Friedrich Ebert Stiftung.

In addition to these regional outreach activities, a few national activities are regularly held at the request of WTO members. The Information and External Relations Division also organizes visits by parliamentarians to the WTO throughout the year. During these visits, parliamentarians are briefed on WTO issues as well as on progress in the Doha Development Agenda.

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