VIR20-16

Title of the activity
IMF-WTO Regional Workshop on E-Commerce for Arab and Middle East Countries
Activity Type
Virtual workshop
Description
The main objective of the Workshop is to enhance the understanding of the e-commerce discussions at the WTO amongst capital-based officials in the Arab region who work on WTO matters. The workshop will provide a general overview of recent developments with regard to the 1998 Work Programme on Electronic Commerce and ongoing discussions/negotiations under the Joint Statement Initiative on E-commerce.
Host Country
Kuwait, the State of
Trade topic
E-commerce
Start Date
End Date
Duration (days)
9
Target Audience
Government officials
Language
English
BTOR
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
Invited Countries
Algeria
Bahrain, Kingdom of
Comoros
Djibouti
Egypt
Iraq
Jordan
Kuwait, the State of
Lebanese Republic
Mauritania
Morocco
Oman
Qatar
Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of
Sudan
Syrian Arab Republic
Tunisia
United Arab Emirates
Yemen