The Aid for Trade initiative was launched at the World Trade
Organization's (WTO) Hong Kong Ministerial Conference in December
Aid for Trade helps developing countries, particularly
least-developed countries, build the trade-related skills and
infrastructure necessary to implement and benefit from WTO
agreements and to boost their trade.
WTO is launching a series of regional reviews in lead up to the
2nd global review on 6-7 July 2009.
ITC, as the 100% Aid for Trade agency, is delivering on priorities
expressed by stakeholders in Aid for Trade reviews.
ITC's three main strategic objectives correspond to the Aid for
In addition, ITC's primary aim has always been to assist
Helping to make national policy environments more friendly for
Strengthening national and regional institutions that provide
services to exporters.
Helping enterprises to become more competitive in the global
ITC's PARTICIPATION IN AID FOR TRADE EVENTS IN 2010
Aid for trade Regional Review for ECOWAS
26 January 2010
ITC session on "Connecting West African farmers to the
17 March 2010
WTO Workshop on Aid for Trade and Development Finance
27 May 2010
WTO Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation, including ITC
19 July 2010
Aid for Trade Ministerial meeting for SPECA countries
1-2 December 2010
ITC'S AID FOR TRADE ARCHITECTURE
As the joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade
Organization, ITC enables small business export success in
developing countries. ITC's objectives fully support three of the
five pillars of the Aid for Trade Agenda as well as the objectives
Enhanced Integrated Framework.