For individuals wishing to apply for this WTO activity, application forms are only available from local Government institutions or from the Permanent Missions to the WTO. To be considered, all completed applications must be endorsed by the competent national authority before submission.


Title of the activity
Regional Workshop on Trade Negotiation Skills.
Activity Type
Regional course/Workshop
The TNS Workshop consists of a succession of theoretical and practical sessions during which the participants will be able to familiarize themselves with elements and general concepts of negotiation theory. They will also understand the linkages between negotiation theory and multilateral trade negotiations in the WTO context. An indicative Draft Programme of the Workshop is attached.
Saint George's.
Trade topic
Trade Negotiations Skills
Start Date
End Date
Duration (days)
selection process
Eligible governments are invited to submit 8 capital-based candidates with the required profile from which a maximum of 5 will be selected by the WTO.

Candidates should be middle/seniors level officials working on WTO matters, who have proven professional experience and responsibilities in trade negotiations be it at the bilateral, regional, or multilateral level, or are familiarized with the theory and concepts of trade negotiation and are due to assume responsibilities in the area of trade negotiations in a near future.
Target Audience
Government officials
Application Deadline
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 WTO Agreements, trade policy formulation and conduct of trade negotiations
Invited Members and Observers:
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines