VIR20-25

Title of the activity
WTO-IMF-CEF Regional Virtual Workshop on Agriculture for Arab and Middle East Countries
Activity Type
Virtual workshop
Description
The WTO Regional Workshop on Agriculture organized by the Agriculture and Commodities Division (AGCD) will offer specialized training to governmental officials involved in different aspects of trade in agriculture. This workshop will be tailored to the specific characteristics and needs of the region, covering inter alia the provisions of the Agreement on Agriculture; the work of the Committee on Agriculture, and the WTO agriculture negotiations. The Workshop will also address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on agricultural trade, and ongoing discussions on international trade in the context of the United Nations World Food Systems Summit of 2021.
Host Country
Kuwait, the State of
Trade topic
Agriculture
Start Date
End Date
Days
3
Selection process to be done by the WTO experts. Responsible for work relating to the WTO Agreement on Agriculture and the Agriculture negotiations. The officials are required to be based in capital with direct responsibilities in the area of agricultural trade policy and decision-making; to have two years of experience in agricultural trade policy and be familiar with the current multilateral trade negotiations in agriculture or knowledgeable about his/her country's position in the negotiations.
Target Audience
Government officials
Language
English
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
eAR Status
Approved