Titre de l'activité
Cours thématique avancé sur les Mesures Sanitaires et Phytosanitaires
Type d'activité
Cours thématique
Application Deadline Date
Disponible dans la langue de l'activité.
Pays hôte
Mesures sanitaires et phytosanitaires
Date de début
Date de fin
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.
Public cible
Fonctionnaires gouvernementaux
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