Western and Central Africa
Eastern and Southern Africa
Eastern Europe and Central Asia
The objective of the 1.5 day workshop is to support the Sri Lankan Trade Negotiation team, by providing examples of best practices and experiences in trade negotiation. The training will build on the FTA Trade Negotiations Toolkit produced by ITC by Q4 2019. It provide a comprehensive checklist of points for negotiators (from a developing country perspective), that provides a structured framework / process which can then be used to guide negotiators and government officials, and use it as a guide in the negotiations process.
In September 2019, ITC will organize a two-hour evening event on “The Future of Trade Multilateralism” which will be open to all stakeholders, with former Deputy Director-General of the WTO David Shark as the key note speaker.
ITC is organizing, in partniership with the Federation of chambers of Commerce and industry of Sri Lanka a training for regional Chambers of Central and Uva province on 10 August 2019 in Badulla, Uva province.The key objective of this training is to strengthen the sustainability and policy advocacy capacity of the regional trade chambers by introducing a new vision, good governance model, backed by a sustainable business model. This training will further focus on equipping the trade chambers with technical tools that they could use in providing their services to SMEs. This will also help SME’s to start and grow their own business and developing policy responses to ensure that SMEs contribute to local economies.