Expert Group Meeting on Trade Policies for Sustainable Development

3 Nov 2015 to 4 Nov 2015
Bangkok, Thailand

This two-day meeting will provide an opportunity for regional experts to discuss issues related to trade policies for sustainable development. On the first day the discussions will focus on the implementation of the WTO “Bali package” for least developed countries and preparations for the forthcoming WTO Ministerial Conference in Nairobi. On the morning of the second day, participants will have the chance to attend the ESCAP Trade and Investment Committee’s panel session on enhancing participation in Global Value Chains. This will be followed in the afternoon by a session on issues related to data availability in connection with the Sustainable Development Goals and the new challenges posed by “big data.”

This event is being organized as part of the Fourth Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Week, 2-6 November, 2015.
For more details see: www.unescap.org/events/asia-pacific-trade-and-investment-week-2015