Intensive course on trade negotiations skills

The intensive course on trade negotiations skills is designed to provide participants with the skills needed to develop appropriate strategies and tactics in the conduct of trade negotiations.


The course aims to improve participants' understanding of trade negotiations.

It encompasses all stages in trade negotiations, from the consultation stage to actual negotiations. The course covers the need for give-and-take, theoretical comprehension of trade negotiations, enhancement of negotiating skills and techniques, simulation exercises, case studies and use of data extracted from existing databases.

The target group for this course are officials with good knowledge of the WTO agreements who will be required to serve as negotiators for their governments in regional or international trade negotiations. The course aims at equipping junior to senior level government officials from eligible members with a better knowledge of the WTO and the process of trade negotiations.

Details of forthcoming courses can be found here.