18 May 1998
Switzerland Increases Funding for WTO Technical Cooperation ActivitiesSwitzerland
has made a grant of CHF 1,500,000 to the WTO for the financing of a multi-year technical
cooperation programme on behalf of developing and transition-economy countries.
These resources are primarily to be devoted to meeting the needs of least-developed
This new contribution comes in addition to the annual grant of CHF 300,000 which Switzerland has made since 1991 for the organization of training courses for Central and Eastern European and Central Asian countries that are candidates for accession to the WTO.