ESCAP-CWS-MOC-ARTNeT Training for Myanmar on the Basics of the WTO and International Trade

31 Mar 2014 to 4 Apr 2014
New Delhi, India

In response to a request for technical assistance request from Myanmar, ESCAP is organising training on the basics of the WTO and international trade. This is being undertaken in cooperation with the Centre for WTO Studies (CWS), India, and the Ministry of Commerce, Myanmar. The objectives of this training are to build in-house capacity for understanding and formulating trade policy in the context WTO obligations. This training complements the overall efforts of ESCAP in building capacity in trade-related issues, including through the creation of a pool of highly-trained policymakers and decision-makers who can make well-informed policy decisions and/or recommendations based on high-quality research, evidence and analysis. The training is aimed at senior and middle level policymakers and researchers. Participants will include selected officials from the Ministry of Commerce, Government of Myanmar, and the Department of Economics, Yangon University.