Title of the activity
WTO National Workshop on the Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS Agreement)
Activity Type
The workshop will offer a combination of presentations, practical exercises and question and answer sessions aimed at improving participants' overall understanding of the SPS Agreement and its relevance to agricultural trade. It will cover the main principles and disciplines of the SPS Agreement, including transparency, as well as the work of the SPS Committee and how it can be used to resolve trade concerns. The participants will also improve their knowledge on the work of the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF).
Dominican Republic
Republica Dominicana
Trade topic
Sanitary and phytosanitary measures (SPS)
Start Date
End Date
Duration (days)
Implementing officer or contact person for the activity in the above Division/Section
Target Audience
Government officials
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
Dominican Republic