Title of the activity
2019 Workshop for Heads of Investigating Authorities.
Activity Type
Global workshop/symposium
Application Deadline Date
The workshop for heads of anti-dumping investigating authorities is designed to bring together decision-making officials in order to have an open exchange of information, ideas, and best practices. Experts in specific areas of anti-dumping practice will present and provide practical advice to the officials so that they can make well-informed decisions when they return to capitals.
Host Country
Geneva - WTO
Trade topic
Trade remedies
Start Date
End Date
Activity Level
Heads of investigating authorities from the following Members which have imposed at least one AD measure or initiated at least one original AD investigation since 2016 (according to Secretariat's records as of 11 April 2019): Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Egypt,
El Salvador, GCC (Oman), India, Indonesia, Israel, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Chinese Taipei, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, Viet Nam. The heads of the trade remedies investigating authorities will be invited and
funded. Australia, Canada, EEC (Russian Federation), EU, Japan, New Zealand, and the US will also be invited to attend and share experiences but not funded.
Target Audience
Government officials
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