TON22-1

Title of the activity
MC12 Outcomes
Activity Type
National
Description
The outcomes delivered from the recently concluded WTO MC12 has been acknowledged but there is still a need to analyse the implications of some of these outcomes on Small Island Developing States such as Tonga. These include completing the Fisheries Subsidies Agreement negotiations, progressing Agriculture, advancing discussions on the development aspects of Ecommerce Work Program and enhancing the work on trade and environment. Additionally government agencies that have a direct relevance to these areas their institutional capacity has to be strengthened to better understand how the WTO Agreements relate to their line of duty. This workshop will be able to deliver basic understanding and underpinning of the WTO to better understand and engage during discussions pertaining to Trade and the WTO.
Venue
Tonga
City
Nuku'alofa, TONGA
Trade topic
General
Start Date
End Date
Duration (days)
3
Implementing officer or contact person for the activity in the above Division/Section
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
Tonga