ACC19-2

Title of the activity
8th China Round Table on WTO Accessions
Activity Type
Regional
Application Deadline Date
Description
The Eighth China Round Table (CRT-08) on "Accessions and WTO Reform: on the Road to MC12" will be held on 28-29 October in Moscow, Russian Federation. The Round Table Round Table will provide a timely context for a dialogue on WTO Reform, with a focus on the contributions of WTO accessions. It is also aimed to serve as a forum for the preparation for the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC12), especially for Acceding Governments, which plan their first ministerial gathering in Nur-Sultan. The specific objectives of the Round Table are: (i) to exchange views on the contributions of WTO Accessions to the WTO Reform; (ii) to discuss the implications of regional integration on the multilateral trading system; and, (iii) to provide a platform for Members and acceding governments to exchange experiences and lessons, with a view to advancing accessions and preparing for MC12. On the third day (30 October), participants from acceding governments will also attend a Special Session/Round Table for WTO Acceding Governments.
Host Country
Russian Federation
Venue
Moscow
Trade topic
Accession
Start Date
End Date
N.A.
Target Audience
Government officials
English
Key Result
2. Acceding governments are participating in accession negotiations
Key Output
2.1: Acceding governments are familiar with WTO substantive and procedural matters