YPP20-1

Title of the activity
WTO Young Professionals Programme (YPP) - WTO HQ, Switzerland
Activity Type
Young Professionals Programme
Description
The new Young Professional Programme (YPP) will be financed through the Global Trust Fund. It will target young professionals with graduate degrees in international trade and trade policy (instead of civil servants). Recruitment for the YPP will be through a competitive process and will be based on merit. On this basis, during the initial years of the programme, priority will be accorded to young professionals from LDC and developing Members that are not currently represented at professional level in the Secretariat.
Host Country
Switzerland
Venue
Geneva
Trade topic
Not Applicable
Start Date
End Date
N.A.
English
Key Result
4. Non-governmental stakeholders and legislators are aware of and knowledgeable about WTO work and issues
Key Output
4.4 Young Professionals are exposed to WTO work and issues