TRTA: TRADE-RELATED TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

Technical assistance and training courses for 2008/09

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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See also:
Technical Assistance Plan 2008/2009
Training courses 2010/2011
Training courses 2007

Subject/Programme

Region/Sub-region

2008

2009

Description of the Activity

A. GENERAL WTO-RELATED TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND TRAINING

(1) Trade Policy Courses

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

 

14 January-4 April 2008  

43rd Trade Policy Course (English)

 

14 January-4 April 2008  

44th Trade Policy Course (English)

 

21 April-11 July 2008  

45th Trade Policy Course (Spanish)

 

15 September-5 December 2008  

46th Trade Policy Course (French)

    12 January-3 April 2009 47th Trade Policy Course (English)
    20 April-10 July 2009 48th Trade Policy Course (French)

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

Africa (English)

X
 

Regional Trade Policy Course

Africa (English)

X
 

Preparatory workshop for University professors

Africa (French)

22 September-12 December 2008

 

Regional Trade Policy Course

Africa (French)

7-9 July 2008

 

Preparatory workshop for University professors

Asia and Pacific

3 March-23 May 2008

 

Regional Trade Policy Course

Asia and Pacific

21-23 January 2008

 

Preparatory workshop for University professors

Caribbean

28 January-18 April 2008

 

Regional Trade Policy Course

Caribbean

28-30 November 2007

 

Preparatory workshop for University professors

Latin America

X

 

Regional Trade Policy Course

Latin America

26-28 November 2008

 

Preparatory workshop for University professors

Africa (English)

 

1 June-21 August 2009

Regional Trade Policy Course

Africa (English)

 

14-15 May 2009

Preparatory workshop for University professors

Africa (French)

 

28 September-18 December 2009

Regional Trade Policy Course

Africa (French)

 

2-4 September 2009

Preparatory workshop for University professors

Asia and Pacific

 

18 May-7 August 2009

Regional Trade Policy Course 

Asia and Pacific

 

15-17 April 2009

Preparatory workshop for University professors

Latin America

 

19 January-10 April 2009

Regional Trade Policy Course

Latin America

 

9-11 December 2009

Preparatory workshop for University professors

Caribbean

 

2-13 November 2009

Consolidation Course co-delivered with academics and specialists from the region — in partnership with the University of the West Indies

Caribbean

 

X

Follow-up to the Regional Trade Policy Course — one-month specialized course co-delivered with academics and specialists from the region (3 one-week modules)

(2) Geneva-based Introduction Courses

 

 

9-27 June 2008   13th Introduction course for Least-Developed countries (English)

 

3-21 November 2008   14th Introduction course for Least-Developed countries  (French)
    13-31 July 2009 15th Introduction course for Least-Developed countries (English)
    14 September-2 October 2009 16th Introduction course for Least-Developed countries (French)

(3) Geneva-based Thematic Courses

 

 

5-9 May 2008   20th  (Thematic) Dispute Settlement Course  (English)

 

6-10 October 2008   21st (Thematic) Dispute Settlement Course (French)

 

1-5 December 2008   22nd (Thematic)  Dispute Settlement Course (English)

 

19-30 May 2008   7th  (Thematic) course on Trade Negotiations (English)
    19-23 October 2009 23rd (Thematic) Dispute Settlement Course  (Spanish)
    2-6 November 2009 1st Advanced Thematic Course on WTO Dispute Settlement (English)
    14 September-20 November 2009 8th  (Thematic) course on Trade Negotiations(French)
    5-9 October 2009 1st Joint WTO/WIPO Advanced Thematic Course on TRIPs (English)

(4) Introduction days

 

 

15 February 2008   19th Introduction Day (trilingual)

 

13 June 2008  

20th Introduction Day (trilingual)

 

25 November 2008  

21st Introduction Day (trilingual)

    9 March 2009 22nd Introduction Day (trilingual)
   
15 July 2009
23rd Introduction Day (trilingual)
   
X
24th Introduction Day (trilingual)

(5) Geneva Week

 

 

30 June-4 July 2008   16th Geneva Week

 

10-14 November 2008   17th Geneva Week
    25-29 May 2009 18th Geneva Week
    26-30 October 2009 19th Geneva Week

(6) Geneva-based topic-specific symposia

 

Capital-based delegates

18-20 March 2008  

TBT Workshop on Good Regulatory Practices

Capital-based delegates 2-4 December 2008   Workshop on TRIPS and Public Health for IP/trade officials
Capital-based delegates 1-3 July 2008   Workshop on the GPA
Capital-based officials 30 June-10 July 2008   Joint WIPO/WTO Colloquium for Developing Country University Teachers of Intellectual Property
Capital-based delegates 6-10 October 2008   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   16-18 March 2009 TBT workshop on the role of international standards in economic development
Capital-based delegates   23-25 September 2009 Workshop on Environmental Goods and Services
Capital-based delegates   3-5 November 2009 Workshop on TRIPS and Public Health for IP/trade officials
Capital-based delegates   11-12 February 2010 Workshop on the GPA
Capital-based officials  
22 June-3 July 2009
Joint WIPO/WTO Colloquium for Developing Country University Teachers of Intellectual Property
Geneva-based delegates  
X
Symposium on TRIPS
Capital-based delegates   26-30 October 2009 Special SPS Meeting on transparency held back-to-back with an SPS Committee meeting
Capital-based delegates  
7-8 May 2009
Workshop on Rules for Heads of Active Trade Remedy Authorities in Developing Members

(7) Other Geneva-based Support

 

 

1 January-30 June 2008   Advisory role on legal issues — DSU — Article 27.2 — 2 Consultants — 4 days/month / 12 months

 

1 January-30 June 2008   Advisory role on legal issues — DSU — Article 27.2 — 2 Consultants — 4 days/month / 12 months

(8) Regional and Sub-regional Capacity-building Programmes

 

Africa (English)

X

 

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity — ECOWAS)

Africa (English)

1-5 September 2008

 

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity — SADC)

Africa (English)

X

 

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity — COMESA)

Africa (French)

21 July-8 August 2008

 

Short Trade Policy Course for selected French-speaking African countries

Africa (French)

24-27 June 2008

 

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity)

Africa (French)

10-13 June 2008

 

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity)

Arab and Middle East countries

21 January-8 February 2008

 

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity — IsDB)

Arab and Middle East countries

11-29 October 2008

 

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity — IsDB)

Asia and Pacific

7-28 November 2008

 

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity — IDLO)

Asia and Pacific

X

 

Short Trade Policy Courses (partnership activity — PIFS)

Caribbean

16-18 September 2008

 

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity)

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

X

 

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity)

Latin America

X

 

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity with ANDEAN Community)

Latin America

15-17 October 2008

 

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity with SIECA)

Latin America

29 September-10 October 2008

 

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity with ALADI)

Africa

 

12-23 October 2009

6th WTO/ADB/ECA Trade Policy Course for African Countries

Africa (English)

 

26-28 January 2010

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity — ECOWAS)

Africa (English)

 

X

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity — SADC)

Africa (English)

 

16-18 September 2009

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity — COMESA)

Africa (French)

 

9-12 February 2010

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity)

Africa (French)

 

15-18 September 2009

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity)

Africa (French)

 

X

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity)

Africa (French)

 

2-20 February 2009

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity — IsDB)

Asia-Pacific

 

7-18 December 2009

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity — IsDB)

Asia and Pacific

 

9-27 November 2009

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity — IDLO)

Asia and Pacific

 

10-14 August 2009

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity — PIFS)

Caribbean

 

7-9 December 2009

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity)

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

28 September-23 October 2009

WTO/IDLO Short Trade Policy Course for the Central and Eastern European, Central Asia and Caucausus region

Latin America

 

26-28 May 2009

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity with IDLO)

Latin America

 

30 March-2 April 2009

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity with SIECA)

Latin America

 

28 September-9 October 2009

Short Trade Policy Course (partnership activity with ALADI)

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus   26-29 October 2009 Short Trade Policy Course
Arab and Middle East countries   25 October-19 November 2009 Short Trade Policy Course

B. SPECIALIZED AND ADVANCED TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

(1) Geneva-based Specialized Courses

 

 

29 September-17 October 2008   4th Specialized Course on SPS  (English)

 

27 October-7 November 2008   1st Specialized Course on TBT (English)
  19-27 June 2008   Follow-up activity (related to the third specialized course on SPS held in 2007) (French)
    18-25 June 2009 Follow-up activity (related to the fourth Specialized Course on SPS  held in 2008)
    12-30 October 2009 5th Specialized Course on SPS (Spanish)
    16-19 February 2010 1st Specialized Course on Trade and Environment (English)

(2) National Technical Assistance Activities

(i) Topic specific activities

 

X

X

Technical Missions

 

X

X

30  national activities 

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

 

X

X

25 missions — 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 Trade Policies Review.

(iii) Assisting beneficiaries in conducting Needs Assessment

 

X

X

included under (i) above

(iv) WTO Reference centres and enquiry points

 

X

X

12 WTO Reference Centres (most in partnership with ITC)

(3) Regional Seminars

(i) Agriculture (Ag)

Arab and Middle East countries

3-4 March 2008

 

Workshop on Agriculture

Caribbean

 

2-3 April 2009

Workshop on Agriculture

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

19-20 November 2008

 

Workshop on Agriculture

Latin America

5-6 August 2008

 

Workshop on Agriculture

Africa (English)

 

14-16 December 2009

Workshop on Agriculture

Africa (French)

 

X

Workshop on Agriculture

Asia-Pacific

 

9-11 September 2009

Workshop on Agriculture

Latin America

 

18-19 May 2009

Workshop on Agriculture

(ii) Dispute Settlement (DSU)

Africa (English)

 

23-27 March 2009

Special Training Course on WTO Dispute Settlement

Africa (French)

5-8 August 2008

 

Special Training Course on WTO Dispute Settlement

Arab and Middle East countries

23-27 June 2008

 

Special Training Course on WTO Dispute Settlement

Asia-Pacific

 

31 August-4 September 2009

Special Training Course on WTO Dispute Settlement

Caribbean

 

11-15 May 2009

Special Training Course on WTO Dispute Settlement

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

4-8 May 2009

Special Training Course on WTO Dispute Settlement

Latin America

 

9-13 November 2009

Special Training Course on WTO Dispute Settlement

(iii) Government Procurement (Plurilateral Agreement on)

Africa (French)

2-4 December 2008

 

Workshop on Government Procurement

Arab and Middle East countries

 

8-10 June 2009

Workshop on Government Procurement

Caribbean

8-10 July 2008

 

Workshop on Government Procurement

Latin America

20-22 May 2008

 

Workshop on Government Procurement

Africa (English)

 

16-16 June 2009

Workshop on Government Procurement

Asia-Pacific

 

24-26 November 2009

Advanced Workshop on Government Procurement

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

7-9 September 2009

Workshop on Government Procurement

(iv) Non-Agriculture Market Access (NAMA)

Africa (English)

 

27-30 April 2009

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Africa (French)

15-18 December 2008

 

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Arab and Middle East countries

3-5 June 2008

 

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Asia

1-4 July 2008

 

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Caribbean 

11-13 June 2008

 

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Latin America

12-15 May 2008

 

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Pacific

3-5 November 2008

 

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

South Asia

15-19 September 2008

 

Sub-regional workshop on Market Access Issues

Africa (English)

 

X

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Africa (French)

 

7-10 December 2009

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Arab and Middle East countries

 

20-22 July 2009

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Asia

 

2-5 June 2009

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Caribbean

 

30 June-2 July 2009

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Latin America

 

28-31 July 2009

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

Pacific

 

15-17 December 2009

Workshop on Non-agriculture Market Access Negotiations

(v) Regional Trade Agreements

Arab and Middle East countries

24-26 February 2009

WTO rules on Regional Trade Agreements

Caribbean

2-4 December 2008

 

WTO rules on Regional Trade Agreements

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

6-8 October 2008

 

WTO rules on Regional Trade Agreements

Latin America

30 June-2 July 2008

 

WTO rules on Regional Trade Agreements

Africa (English)

 

26-28 May 2009

WTO rules on Regional Trade Agreements

Africa (French)

 

11-12 May 2010

WTO rules on Regional Trade Agreements

Asia and Pacific

 

15-16 October 2009

WTO rules on Regional Trade Agreements

(vi) Rules

Africa (English)

17-18 November 2008

 

Workshop on Trade Remedies

Arab and Middle East countries

 

18-21 January 2009

Workshop on Trade Remedies

Caribbean

3-7 November 2008

 

Workshop on Trade Remedies

Africa (French)

 

X

Workshop on Trade Remedies

Asia and Pacific

 

X

Workshop on Trade Remedies

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

20-24 July 2009

Workshop on Trade Remedies

Latin America

 

14-15 April 2009

Workshop on Subsidy Disciplines

Caribbean   28 September-1 October 2009 Workshop on Article 27.4 Extensions under the SCM Agreement

(vii) Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS)

Africa (English)  

 

8-11 June 2009

Applied training in the SPS Agreement

Arab and Middle East countries

18-20 November 2008

 

Applied training in the SPS Agreement

Pacific

 

9-12 February 2009

Applied training in the SPS Agreement

Latin America

22-24 April 2008

 

Applied training in the SPS Agreement

Africa (English)

 

3-6 November 2009

Applied training in the SPS Agreement

Africa (French)

 

16-19 June 2009

Applied training in the SPS Agreement

Asia

 

3-6 August 2009

Applied training in the SPS Agreement

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

16-19 February 2010

Applied training in the SPS Agreement

(viii) Services negotiations; GATS

Caribbean

30 January-1 February 2008

 

Workshop on the GATS and the Services Negotiations

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

26-28 November 2008

 

Workshop on the GATS and the Services Negotiations

Asia and Pacific

2-4 June 2008

 

Workshop on the GATS and the Services Negotiations

Asia and Pacific

19-22 August 2008

 

Workshop on the GATS and the Services Negotiations

Africa (English)

 

9-12 June 2009

Workshop on the GATS and the Services Negotiations

Asia and Pacific

 

15-17 July 2009

Workshop on the GATS and the Services Negotiations

Latin America

 

13-15 October 2009

Workshop on the GATS and the Services Negotiations

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

25-27 November 2009

Workshop on the GATS and the Services Negotiations

(ix) Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT)

Africa (French)

7-9 July 2008

 

Training on the implementation of the TBT Agreement

Caribbean

18-20 November 2008

 

Training on the implementation of the TBT Agreement

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

28-30 April 2008

 

Training on the implementation of the TBT Agreement 

Africa (English)

 

12-14 May 2009

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

Asia-Pacific

 

24-26 November 2009

Training on the implementation of the TBT Agreement for Asian countries

Latin America

 

1-3 March 2010

Training on the implementation of the TBT Agreement

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

Africa (English)

21-23 July 2008

 

Trade Policy Course on Special and Differential Treatment, LDCs, Small Economies and the Integrated Framework

Arab and Middle East countries

X

 

Trade Policy Course on Special and Differential Treatment, LDCs, Small Economies and the Integrated Framework

Asia and Pacific

5-7 August 2008

 

Trade Policy Course on Special and Differential Treatment, LDCs, Small Economies and the Integrated Framework

Latin America

11-14 August 2008

 

Trade Policy Course on Special and Differential Treatment, LDCs, Small Economies and the Integrated Framework

Africa (English)

 

28-30 September 2009

Trade Policy Course on Special and Differential Treatment, LDCs, Small Economies and the Integrated Framework

Africa (French)

 

3-5 November 2009

Trade Policy Course on Special and Differential Treatment, LDCs, Small Economies and the Integrated Framework

Asia-Pacific

 

20-22 October 2009

Trade Policy Course on Special and Differential Treatment, LDCs, Small Economies and the Integrated Framework

Caribbean

 

9-11 December 2009

Trade Policy Course on Special and Differential Treatment, LDCs, Small Economies and the Integrated Framework

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

22-24 Aril 2009

Trade Policy Course on Special and Differential Treatment, LDCs, Small Economies and the Integrated Framework

(xi) Trade and Environment

Africa (English)

 

24-26 March 2009

Workshop on Trade and Environment — the work of CTE and Doha process

Africa (French)

X

 

Workshop on Trade and Environment — the work of CTE and Doha process

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

15-17 July 2008

 

Workshop on Trade and Environment — the work of CTE and Doha process

Arab and Middle East countries

 

20-22 October 2009

Workshop on Trade and Environment — the work of CTE and Doha process

Asia-Pacific

 

9-13 February 2009

Workshop on Trade and Environment — the work of CTE and Doha process

Latin America

 

X

Workshop on Trade and Environment — the work of CTE and Doha process

(xii) 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 and Pacific

X

 

Workshop on Trade Facilitation

Caribbean 

1-5 December 2008

 

Sub-regional Workshop on Trade Facilitation Needs Assessment

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

X

 

Workshop on Trade Facilitation

Latin America

14-15 October 2008

 

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

Caribbean

 

X

Workshop on Trade Facilitation

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

Arab and Middle East countries

2-4 February 2009

Workshop on TRIPS

Asia and Pacific

1-3 April 2008

 

Workshop on TRIPS

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

24-26 June 2008

 

Workshop on TRIPS

Latin America

18-20 November 2008

 

Workshop on TRIPS

Latin America / Caribbean

17-19 September 2008

 

Workshop on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health

Africa (English)

 

20-22 January 2010

Workshop on  TRIPS

Africa (French)

 

13-15 October 2009

Workshop on TRIPS

Caribbean 

 

15-17 September 2009

Workshop on TRIPS

Asia-Pacific   2-6 February 2009 Workshop on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health
Latin America   10-11 November 2009 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

9-13 November 2008

 

Advanced Training Programme for Senior Government officials

Asia and Pacific

11-15 August 2008

 

Advanced Training Programme for Senior Government officials

Latin America (Spanish)

7-18 July 2008

 

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

 

8-12 November 2009

Advanced Training Programme for Senior Government officials

Asia-Pacific

 

12-14 May 2009

Advanced Training Programme for Senior Government officials

Latin America (Spanish)

 

6-17 July 2009

Advanced Training Programme for Senior Government officials

(5) Intensive Courses on Trade Negotiations Skills

Africa (English)

26-30 May 2008

 

Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills

Africa (French)

X

 

Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills

Arab and Middle East countries

2-6 August 2008

 

Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills

Caribbean

10-14 March 2008

 

Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills

Latin America

27-31 October 2008

 

Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills

Africa (English)

 

11-15 May 2009

Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills

Africa (French)

 

9-13 November 2009

Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills

Asia-Pacific

 

22-26 February 2010

Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

6-10 April 2009

Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills

(6) Outreach Activities for Parliamentarians and Civil Society

 

Africa

X

 

Workshop for NGOs

Asia

X

 

Workshop for NGOs

Central America

2-4 March 2008

 

Workshop for NGOs from Mexico and Central America (Spanish)

Africa (English)

X

 

Workshop for Parliamentarians  (partnership with CPA)

TBC (English)

X

 

Workshop for Parliamentarians  (partnership with CPA)

Africa (French)

8-10 December 2008

 

Workshop for Parliamentarians  (partnership with Agence Parlementaire de la Francophonie)

South America

1-3 April 2008

 

Workshop for Parliamentarians  (partnership with INTAL) (Spanish)

Arab and Middle East countries

6-8 May 2008

 

Workshop for Parliamentarians  (partnership with AMF)

Arab and Middle East countries  

 

11-12 May 2009

Workshop for NGOs

Africa

 

29-30 April 2009

Workshop for NGOs

Latin America

 

X

Workshop for NGOs

Asia and the Pacific

 

10-12 June 2009

Workshop for Parliamentarians

Caribbean

 

18-20 February 2009

Workshop for Parliamentarians  (partnership with CPA)

TBC (French)

 

7-9 January 2010

Workshop for Parliamentarians  (partnership with Agence Parlementaire de la Francophonie)

TBC (Spanish)

 

X

Workshop for Parliamentarians  (partneship with INTAL)

Arab and Middle East countries

 

23-25 March 2009

Workshop for Parliamentarians  (partneship with AMF)

C. ACADEMIC SUPPORT FOR TRAINING AND CAPACITY-BUILDING: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH

(1) Regional Trade Policy Courses (see A.(1)(ii))

(2) The University Programme

(a) Follow-up to RTPCs (Phase 2) 

Africa (English)

X

 

Phase 2 Specialized module, consolidation course

Africa (French)

X

 

Phase 2 Specialized workshop

Asia and Pacific

X

 

Phase 2 Specialized workshop

Latin America

X

 

Phase 2 Specialized workshop

Africa (English)

 

X

Phase 2 Specialized module, consolidation course

Africa (French)

 

29-31 October 2009

Phase 2 Specialized workshop

Asia-Pacific

 

X

Phase 2 Specialized workshop

Latin America

 

X

Phase 2 Specialized workshop

(b) Workshops for university professors on WTO Matters

Arab and Middle East countries

X

 

Workshop for Academics

Asia and Pacific

2-6 June 2008

 

Workshop for junior researchers on research tools and on modernizing curricula of international trade in Asia-Pacific universities

Asia and Pacific

 

4-6 March 2009

Workshop for Senior researchers — academic workshop on Trade research

Africa

17-18 October 2008

 

International Colloquium “Opening up and Emergence in the Mediterranean”

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

25-27 June 2008

 

Workshop for Academics

TBC

X

 

Curriculum development to incorporate WTO matters: sharing of teaching and research experiences 

Arab and Middle East countries

 

16-18 June 2009

Workshop for Academics

Asia-Pacific

 

22-26 June 2009

Workshop for junior researchers on research tools and on modernizing curricula of international trade in Asia-Pacific universities

Asia-Pacific

 

14-15 December 2009

Workshop for Senior researchers — academic workshop on Trade research

Caribbean

 

X

Workshop for Academics

Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus

 

18-20 May 2009

Workshop for Academics

 

 

X

Curriculum development to incorporate WTO matters: sharing of teaching and research experiences 

(c) National Workshops for Academics

 

X
X

National workshops for university professors

(d) Document Dissemination programme for universities

 

X
X

Document Dissemination Programme for Universities: the donation of a basic set of WTO publications to groups of 20 universities from each region.

(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

(1) The Netherlands Trainee Programme

(2) The WTO Regional Coordinator Internship Programme

(3) The WTO Mission Internship Programme

E. E-LEARNING

(1) eTraining: online courses

 

Capital-based officials

25 February-4 April 2008   Session 1 — Introduction to the WTO (English)

Capital-based officials

10 March-18 April 2008   Session 2 — Introduction to the WTO (English)

Capital-based officials

20 September-30 October 2008   Session 5 — Introduction to the WTO (French)

Capital-based officials

20 September-30 October 2008   Session 4 — Introduction to the WTO (Spanish)

Capital-based officials

5 May-13 June 2008   Session 3 — Introduction to the WTO (English)

Capital-based officials

3 November-12 December 2008   Session 6 — Introduction to the WTO (English)

Capital-based officials

10 March-18 April 2008   Session 2 — Specialized Course on Trade Remedies English)

Capital-based officials

3 November-12 December 2008   Session 6 — Specialized Course on Trade Remedies (English)

Capital-based officials

20 September-30 October 2008   Session 5 — Specialized Course on Trade Remedies (French)

Capital-based officials

20 September-30 October 2008   Session 4 — Specialized Course on Trade Remedies (Spanish)

Capital-based officials

25 February-4 April 2008   Session 1 — Specialized Course on Agriculture  (English)

Capital-based officials

20 September-30 October 2008   Session 5 — Specialized Course on Agriculture  (French)

Capital-based officials

20 September-30 October 2008   Session 4 — Specialized Course on Agriculture  (Spanish)

Capital-based officials

5 May-13 June 2008   Session 3 — Specialized Course on Agriculture  (English)

Capital-based officials

25 February-4 April 2008   Session 1 — Specialized Course on Technical Barriers to Trade  (English)

Capital-based officials

20 September-30 October 2008   Session 5 — Specialized Course on Technical Barriers to Trade  (French)

Capital-based officials

X
  Specialized Course on Technical Barriers to Trade  (Spanish)

Capital-based officials

5 May-13 June 2008   Session 3 — Specialized Course on Technical Barriers to Trade  (English)

Capital-based officials

25 February-4 April 2008   Session 1 — Specialized Course on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures  (English)

Capital-based officials

20 September-30 October 2008   Session 5 — Specialized Course on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures  (French)
Capital-based officials 20 September-30 October 2008   Session 4 — Specialized Course on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures  (Spanish)
Capital-based officials 5 May-13 June 2008   Session 3 — Specialized Course on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures  (English)
Capital-based officials 5 May-13 June 2008   Session 3 — Specialized Course on Trade-related Intellectual Property Rights (English)
Capital-based officials 20 September-30 October 2008   Session 5 — Specialized Course on Trade-related Intellectual Property Rights (French)
Capital-based officials 20 September-30 October 2008   Session 4 — Specialized Course on Trade-related Intellectual Property Rights (Spanish)
Capital-based officials 3 November-12 December 2008   Session 6 — Specialized Course on Trade-related Intellectual Property Rights (English)
Capital-based officials 3 November-12 December 2008   Session 6 — Specialized Course on Dispute Settlement (English)
Capital-based officials
X
  Specialized Course on Trade and Environment  (English)
Capital-based officials
X
  Specialized Course on Trade Facilitation (English)
Journalists from developing Members and Observers
X
  Introduction to the WTO (1 English, 1 French, 1 Spanish)

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

 

Capital-based officials

X

Overview of the WTO (English, French, Spanish)

Capital-based officials

X

Dispute Settlement (English, French, Spanish)

Capital-based officials

X

Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (English, French, Spanish)

Capital-based officials

X

Trade in Services (English, French, Spanish)

Capital-based officials

X

The WTO: Economic Underpinnings (English)

Capital-based officials
X
The WTO: Legal Underpinnings (English, Spanish)

(3) Briefings

 

Capital-based officials

X

Trade Facilitation (English)

Capital-based officials

X

Trade Facilitation Needs Assessment (English)

Capital-based officials

X

The WTO Coherence Mandate (English)

 

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