OECD Practitioners Forum: Making the Most of Aid for Trade
2 October 2007 (afternoon) - Dar Es Salaam - Tanzania
As part of the high-level meeting 'Mobilizing Aid for Trade: Focus Africa', the OECD organised in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) a Practitioners Forum to ensure that developing countries take full advantage of the aid-for-trade initiative and in particular the WTO-led monitoring framework.
The forum included a discussion on the objectives and process of the monitoring framework and a special session dedicated the use of the WTO-OECD recipient questionnaires as a reporting template for the WTO Global Aid-for-Trade Reviews.
Participants of the 'Mobilizing Aid for Trade: Focus Africa' meeting too part in the OECD Practitioners Forum and in particular, government officials from the ministries of finance, trade and planning/development with responsibilities ranging from trade performance, the design and implementation of aid-for-trade programmes to reporting to the WTO monitoring framework.
Making the Most of Aid for Trade, Frans Lammersen, OECD
What to Report to the WTO Aid for Trade Review, Vishnu Bassant, Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, Mauritius.
Aid for Trade Factsheet: Africa
Best practices in Aid for Trade