Aid for trade

Experts Workshop on Aid for Trade Implementation, 28-29 March 2011

 

WORKSHOP PROCEEDINGS

 

OECD, Château

(28 March, OECD Auditorium - 29 March, Room E)

AGENDA

28 March 2011 - OECD Auditorium

10:00-10:45  Opening Session

Opening Remark

  • H.E. Mr. Antti Kuosmanen, Ambassador of Finland to the OECD and the UNESCO

Keynote Speaker

  • Professor Anne O. Krueger, John Hopkins University, USA (Speech)

 10:45-13:00  Session I: Identifying the Supply-Side Constraints to Trade

Presentations:

Open Discussion

 

 15:00-18:00  Session II: Prioritising Reforms & the Role of Complementary Policies

(1) Overview:

Open Discussion

 

(2) Case studies:

Open Discussion

 

29 March 2011 - Room E

 10:00-11:45  Session III: Evaluation & Assessment of the Trade Impact of Aid for Trade

Presentations:

Open Discussion

 

12:00-13:00  Roundtable: How Can We Assess the Trade Impact of Aid for Trade? 

Panelists:

  • Stephen Karingi, UN Economic Commission for Africa
  • Gaël Raballand, World Bank Country Office in Zambia
  • Sheila Page, Overseas Development Institute
  • Liz Turner, Saana Consulting

Open Discussion

 

Background documents

OECD Papers:

 

Estimating the Constraints to Developing Countries Trade  (draft 2011)

 

Aid for Trade: A Meta Evaluation

Aid for Trade: A Meta Evaluation  (draft 2011)

 

Increasing the Impact of Trade Expansion on Growth: Lessons from Trade Reforms for the Design of Aid for Trade (2010)

 

Binding Constraints to Trade Expansion: Aid for Trade Objectives and Diagnostics Tools (2009)

 

Trading Out of Poverty: How Aid for Trade Can Help (2009)