TC19-16

Title of the activity
Advanced Course on Import Licensing and Notifications.
Activity Type
Thematic course
Application Deadline Date
Description
This workshop is organized by the Market Access Division in cooperation with the Institute for Training and Technical Cooperation (ITTC). The workshop offers specialized training to capital-based officials with direct responsibility in the preparing WTO import licensing notifications under the Agreement on Import Licensing Procedures and/or those coordinating import licensing/restrictions management.
Host Country
Switzerland
Venue
WTO - training room T5
Trade topic
Import Licensing
Start Date
End Date
Activity Level
All developing Members ( Including LDCs) are invited to nominate candidates. However, main target audience for this workshop are government officials: (1) who are capital-based officials with direct responsibility in preparing WTO import-licensing notifications; (2) who have demonstrably coomensurate knowledge and professional experience of his/her country's import licensing/control/management regimes. (3)who are fluent English is a must for effective engagement in workshop's discussion and presentations. (4) Selected participating Members are expected to submit new/updated import licensing notifications with 2 months after the workshop.
Target Audience
Government officials
English
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
Chapter
4. Geneva-based Advanced Thematic Courses and topic-specific symposia for Capital-based officials