Training Workshop on Enhancing the Contribution of Preferential Trade Agreements to Inclusive and Equitable Trade: Case of Mongolia
The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in collaboration with the Department of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Mongolia is organizing the capacity building workshop on preferential trade agreements, from 19-21 April 2017, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
The purpose of the workshop is to increase the awareness of government officials and trade negotiators of the potential social and 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 liberalization through preferential trade agreements can lead to more inclusive and equitable trade.
- Session 2: Structure of Mongolian economy and economic diversification, by Lakshmi Boojoo
- Session 3: Trade as an engine of growth, by Witada Anukoonwattaka
- Session 4: Trade liberalization: from efficiency to meeting social objectives, by Witada Anukoonwattaka
- Session 5: The rise of regionalism in the multilateral system and PTAs, by Witada Anukoonwattaka
- Session 6: Social impacts of PTAs in Mongolia, by Batnasan Namsrai
- Session 7&8: Identifying modalities and coverage of PTAs, by Witada Anukoonwattaka
- Session 9: Stakeholder consultations, by Witada Anukoonwattaka and Panit Buranawijarn
- Session 10: Managing the impacts of trade liberalization, by Witada Anukoonwattaka
- Session 11: Implementation and evaluation of PTAs, by Widata Anukoonwattaka