INT21-2

Title of the activity
French-Irish Mission Internship Programme (FIMIP)

Activity Type
Internship
Description
This programme is available primarily to missions of LDCs and small and vulnerable economies. Candidates must come from the capital of the beneficiary country. The selected interns work at the Geneva‑based permanent missions of the beneficiary Members.
The main objectives of this internship programme are: to
- enhance the interns knowledge and understanding of the multilateral trading system and of the trade policy in general,
- strengthen the understanding of the negotiation process at the WTO, and
- support the mission in participating more actively in the daily activities at the WTO.
Venue
Switzerland
City
WTO, Geneva
Trade topic
General
Start Date
End Date
Duration (days)
210
Pre-requisite
Participants ideally have completed level 1, 2 and 3 of the PLS.
Target Audience
Government officials
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 Members-Observers
Bangladesh
Burkina Faso
Chad
Côte dʼIvoire
Gabon
Guinea
Haiti
Lao Peopleʼs Democratic Republic
Madagascar
Mali
Nepal
Nigeria
Rwanda
Senegal
Sri Lanka
The Gambia
Togo
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe