Title of the activity
WTO National Workshop on TBT
This workshop will serve as a refresher course for regulatory agencies on the basic principles, scope, coverage, objectives, standards, technical regulations and conformity assessment procedures, and transparency provisions under the TBT Agreement, additionally, the workshop aims to provide technical expertise from the WTO in addressing STCs and similar concerns from stakeholders, provide updates on the efforts of the WTO Members including the Philippines in integrating GRP in the development and implementation of regulations. The workshop also aims to provide an overview in relation to drafting of standards, technical regulations and conformity assessment measures as well as its work as well as the step-by-step procedures for drafting TBT notification by regulatory agencies.
Manila, Philippines (if travel protocols already permit) else Virtual Workshop
Technical Barriers to Trade
1. Government officials are implementing WTO Agreements and fully realising Members' rights and obligations
1.1: Government officials have enhanced knowledge about the WTO Agreements, formulation of trade policies and conduct of trade negotiations