The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in collaboration with the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran, Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade, Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran is organizing a capacity-building workshop on preferential trade agreements on 13-15 August 2017, Tehran.
The purpose of the workshop is to increase awareness of government officials and trade negotiators of the potential socio-economic impacts of preferential trade agreements and how they can be managed through ex-ante and ex-post adjustments, thereby enhancing the understanding of participants of how liberalisation through preferential trade agreements can lead to more inclusive and equitable trade.
- Introduction to the Development Account Project
- What is the role of Trade in Development?
- Trade as an Engine of Growth-From Ricardo to 21st Century
- Trade Protection and Liberalization: From efficiency to meeting social objectives
- The Rise Of Regionalism In The Multilateral System And Features Of Preferential Trade Agreement In Asia And The Pacific
- Status of Trade Liberalization with a Focus on Preferential Trade Agreements in the Islamic Republic of Iran
- Identifying Coverage and Modalities of PTAs to Strengthen Inclusive and Equitable Trade
- Designing and Securing a Mandate and Stakeholder Consultations
- Implementation and Evaluation of PTAs
- Managing the Impacts of Trade Liberalization: Trade Remedies and Trade Adjustments
- Trade Remedies in Preferential Trade Agreements