Título de la actividad
Curso Temático Avanzado sobre Medidas Sanitarias y Fitosanitarias
Tipo de actividad
Curso temático
Application Deadline Date
Disponible en el idioma de la actividad.
País anfitrión
Lugar de encuentro
Tema comercial
Medidas sanitarias y fitosanitarias
Fecha de inicio
Fecha final
Activity Level
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.
Público objetivo
Funcionarios públicos
Key Result
1: Government officials are implementing WTO Agreements and fully realising Members' rights and obligations
Key Output
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