GEN22-2

Title of the activity
South-South Dialogue on LDCs and Development
Activity Type
Global
Description
The South-South dialogue serves as a platform for LDCs and their South-South partners to discuss topics of mutual interests in the multilateral trading system. The Fifth South-South Dialogue offers an opportunity to explore the priorities for MC12, options for further strengthening the WTO and forward-looking perspectives for the multilateral trading system. In addition, LDC specific sessions will enable the participants to have a more in-depth discussions on issues of priorities to LDCs, including LDC graduation.

At the end of the activity, a memo will be prepared addressed to the DG for the purposes of BTOR of this activity. There will be a press release published on the WTO website
Venue
Switzerland
City
tbc (Switzerland)
Trade topic
General
Start Date
End Date
Duration (days)
1
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
Beneficiaries
Afghanistan
Angola
Bangladesh
Bhutan
Burkina Faso
Cambodia
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Djibouti
Ethiopia
Guinea
Haiti
Lao Peopleʼs Democratic Republic
Lesotho
Liberia
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Mozambique
Myanmar
Nepal
Rwanda
Senegal
Sierra Leone
South Sudan
Tanzania
The Gambia
Timor-Leste
Togo
Uganda
Yemen
Zambia
Cameroon
Canada
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
European Union
India
Indonesia
Jamaica
Japan
Kazakhstan
Korea, Republic of
Mauritius
New Zealand
Singapore
Switzerland
Thailand
United Kingdom
Uruguay