VIR21-26

Title of the activity
Virtual Sub-Regional Workshop for ECOWAS Member States on the Agreement on Agriculture and the negotiations
Activity Type
Virtual workshop - Regional
Description
Virtual Workshop for ECOWAS Members has 2 objectives: to strengthen participants' knowledge of the Agreement on Agriculture and to enhance participants' knowledge of the negotiations process. It will consist of an introduction to the Agreement on Agriculture and the negotiations process, followed by topic by topic analysis of provisions and negotiating issues (market access, domestic support including public stockholding for food security purposes, export competition, export restrictions) and will finalize with a description of the Regular Committee on Agriculture work, and the notification requirements and the Ag-IMS database. Every session will be followed by a Q&A session.
Venue
Nigeria
Trade topic
Agriculture
Start Date
End Date

Closed to online applications

Only applications from nationals of invited countries listed below, whose professional sector match the target audience specified for the activity, will be accepted.
Duration (days)
2
Target Audience
Government officials
Language
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
Invited Members-Observers
Benin
Burkina Faso
Cabo Verde
Côte dʼIvoire
Ghana
Guinea
Liberia
Mali
Niger
Nigeria
Sierra Leone
The Gambia
Togo