Title of the activity
Singapore - WTO Workshop on Trade Remedies Disciplines
The main objective of this Workshop is to develop a broad understanding of WTO Trade Remedies Disciplines. The Workshop will provide details of developments in the relevant WTO committees as well as a detailed review of the WTO rules that apply to the initiation and conduct of Anti-Dumping, Countervailing Duty, and Safeguards investigations. Among other things, the Workshop will review the relationship between the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures and agricultural subsidies, and provide an overview of the WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies. The Workshop will also provide participants the opportunity to exchange views and share national and regional experiences and challenges in this area.
Members/Observers are invited to submit the names of three capital-based officials, for consideration in the selection process. The nominees should be middle to senior level officials who have proven professional experience and responsibilities in the area of Trade Remedies, ideally relating to one or more of the four subject areas covered by the programme. Preference will be given to nominees who also participate in discussions on the above issues in international and multilateral fora. However, if selected, only one participant per Member will be provided with financial support from Singapore.
The nominees should be middle to senior level officials who have proven professional experience and responsibilities in the area of Trade Remedies, ideally relating to one or more of the four subject areas covered by the programme. Preference will be given to nominees who also participate in discussions on the above issues in international and multilateral fora. Participants are required to be fluent in English which will be the working language of this event.
Implementing officer or contact person for the activity in the above Division/Section
1. Government officials are implementing WTO Agreements and fully realising Members' rights and obligations
1.1: Government officials have enhanced knowledge about WTO Agreements, trade policy formulation and conduct of trade negotiations
Bahrain, Kingdom of
Bolivia, Plurinational State of
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Hong Kong, China
Korea, Republic of
Kuwait, the State of
Lao Peopleʼs Democratic Republic
Moldova, Republic of
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of
Trinidad and Tobago
United Arab Emirates