Título de la actividad
Curso Temático Avanzado sobre Medidas Sanitarias y Fitosanitarias
Tipo de actividad
Application Deadline Date
Disponible en el idioma de la actividad.
Lugar de encuentro
Medidas sanitarias y fitosanitarias
Fecha de inicio
Eligible candidates must be government officials at the time of applying for the course, during the course, and envisaged to continue as such during the 9-month period following the course and the follow-up session which will be held in June/July of the following year. Candidates must be in a position to implement their action plans in their country during the 9-month period following the course. The pre-requisites for participation in the Advanced SPS Course are: (a) holding direct responsibilities in SPS areas, e.g. specialists on food safety, animal health, plant protection or officials from a relevant Ministry in charge of coordinating SPS matters and international trade; (b) possessing a proven advanced level of understanding of the provisions and structure of the WTO and the principles and provisions of the SPS Agreement; (c) fluent in oral and written English; (d) All candidates are required to have successfully completed the WTO e-Learning Course on the SPS Agreement. Applications from candidates who do not successfully complete the e-Learning Course on the SPS Agreement will not be considered; (e) Before the start of the course, the selected participants will receive a questionnaire to assess the level of implementation of the SPS Agreement in their countries. Completion and submission of the responses to the questionnaire is compulsory for participation in the course.
1: Government officials are implementing WTO Agreements and fully realising Members' rights and obligations
1.1: Government officials have enhanced knowledge about the WTO Agreements, formulation of trade policies and conduct of trade negotiations
4. Geneva-based Advanced Thematic Courses and topic-specific symposia for Capital-based officials