Politique commerciale / Trade Policy
To further deepen Sri Lankan officials expertise on international trade policy related matters in a free trade environment ;
To strengthen expertise on WTO provisions, rules and disciplines and on specific features of regional multilateral arrangements (SAFTA)To provide Sri Lankan officials with the economic and trade instruments conducive to a definition of a sustainable trade policy consistent with a multilateral context as well as with Sri Lanka’s development strategy objectives.
Study on Policy and Negotiating issues for Vietnam accession to the WTO and to GATS:
Vietnam has expressed as a policy goal that it seeks to accede to the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Support to the Ministry of Trade in Baku for the accession of Azerbaijan to the WTO (Memorandum, Questions, Assistance to negotiations) Phase II
Preparation of the memorandum for accession of Azerbaijan to the WTO. Support to the answer process to the questions of the members of the WTO. (EU, USA, Japan, Australia). Establishment and Management of a task force WTO team in charge to liase with the various ministries involved. Training of the staff on WTO issues.
Identification of determinants of patenting decisions. Comparison of Intellectual Property protection from national regional and international filings.
Study on the possible impact of the financial Turmoil in the emerging markets, particularly the Asian Financial Crisis, on the Patent Cooperation Treaty of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and to develop an analytical Framework to:
Analyse Incentives for International patents filings;
Gouvernance – Justice – Transparence / Governance - Justice - Transparency
There is an urgent need to further improve harmonisation of Ukraine’s customs norms, standards and procedures to the EU’s acquis communautaire and best practices. In order to accelerate this evolution, it has been decided to launch a first institutional twinning between the State Customs Service of Ukraine and an equivalent Agency in a Member State…
The overall objectives of this project are:-to support the transfer of responsibilities of Interior issue and Police from UNMIK to successor public bodies and ministries and assist in the creation of a viable and sustainable Ministry of Interior through a range of capacity building measures- to assist the development and strengthening of effective justice structures and policies in Kosovo, which guarantee a space of freedom, security and justice for all Kosovo’s citizens, in accordance with EU standards and best practices…
Prevention on Drug’s usage in Venezuela. Provision of one expert. The objective of the mission was (i) to obtain a global, permanent, reliable and updated vision of the issue of drug consumption in Venezuela, through the elaboration of diagnosis and dissemination of information that would enable the reinforcement of the political decision-making process with regards to drugs addiction,
In line with the priority given by the Government to Partnership and Co-operation Agreement (PCA) implementation, reflected in the current preparation of a National Programme, the objective of this project is to further assist Armenia in the PCA implementation (e.g. approximation of legislation), to assist and advise on matters related to rights and obligations deriving from Armenia’s accession to the WTO and to pursue TACIS’s work in improving the investment/business environment.