Project Details
Capacity Building on Selected WTO and Doha Development Agenda Issues
Sector:Trade Policy

The technical assistance involves

  • a high-level meeting for negotiators of Asian Development Bank's (ADB) developing member countries (DMCs) on key World Trade Organization (WTO) and Doha Round issues,
  • intensive training on accession for senior government officials, and
  • an intensive course on dispute settlement mechanisms.
Expected Outcome:The technical assistance will promote the full integration of ADB DMCs into the WTO multilateral trading system. It will assist in increasing awareness and expertise of senior officials responsible for WTO and Doha Round issues.
Expected Outputs:
  • High-level meeting on WTO Key Doha Round issues held in 2005,
  • intensive training on accession held in 2006, and
  • intensive course on dispute settlement mechanisms conducted in 2006.
Date Approved:2004
Expected Completion:2006
Funding Type:Technical Assistance
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $400,000
Links/Documents:TA Completion Report