YPP21-1

Title of the activity
Young Professionals Programme (YPP)
Activity Type
Global
Description
The 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
General
Start Date
End Date
Days
248
Graduate studies and two year of relevant WTO experience
Language
Multilingual
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
Programme
eAR Status
Approved