Title of the activity
National Workshop on Technical Barriers to Trade
The workshop will focus on the transparency and notification provisions of the TBT Agreement, and transparency tools including ePing. It will also provide an overview of the main provisions of the TBT Agreement relating to the preparation, adoption and application of measures covered by the TBT Agreement (including standards, technical regulations and conformity assessment procedures). It will also cover the work of the TBT Committee, international standards and systems for conformity assessment. The workshop will combine lectures, exercises and interactive dialogues aiming at an exchange of experiences amongst the Zimbabwean institutions involved in implementation of the TBT Agreement and the quality infrastructure. Participants are expected to contribute actively to the workshop.
Technical Barriers to Trade
1. Government officials are implementing WTO Agreements and fully realising Members' rights and obligations
1.1: Government officials have enhanced knowledge about the WTO Agreements, formulation of trade policies and conduct of trade negotiations