Resolving Agricultural Trade Issues through International and Regional Trade-related Agreements in the CIS Region

4 - 29 April 2016

Registration is open

Resolving Agricultural Trade Issues through International and Regional Trade-related Agreements in the CIS Region, 4 – 29 April 2016

This is a rerun of the first course that concluded in June 2015 and for which the demand exceeded the number of available places.


Course objectives

This course aims to equip participants with a better understanding of the rules and procedures to address and resolve trade issues for agri-food products under the various trade and trade-related agreements. It seeks to raise awareness of the different binding and non-binding mediation and dispute settlement tools and practical guidelines to identify options and design the necessary actions to ensure proper application of the trade rules affecting imports and exports of agricultural and food products.


Course outline

The course is composed of three modules:

  • Mediation and other options for resolving trade issues, with focus on those related to SPS measures
  • WTO dispute settlement procedures and practical aspects
  • Dispute settlement in the CIS