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The Post-Doha Research Agenda for Developing Countries - WTO/ESCAP/ARTNeT Workshop

30-31 October 2006
Macao, China
UNESCAP Trade and Investment Division
Government of Macao, China
To assess the current state of art in trade related research and compare it with the needs of developing and the least developed countries, especially in ESCAP region.
Welcome message
Mr. Kim Hak-Su, Under-Secretary-General, United Nations
and Executive Secretary, UNESCAP


Session 1:     Multilateral governance of global trade and sustainable
development: whither the WTO system?

Simon Evenett (University of St Gallen, Switzerland)
and Patrick Low (WTO)

Session 2:     'Regionalism and multilateralism' clash -- Asian style
Mia Mikic (UNESCAP)

Regionalism and Multilateralism–A Forced Marriage?
Myrna S. Austria (De La Salle University, Philippines)

Session 3:     Service Trade Liberalization as a Development

K.C. Fung (University of California and University
of Hong Kong)

The Development Dimension of Services Liberalization:
Some Country Experiences

Gloria Pasadilla (Philippine Institute for Development

Session 4:     Making trade work for poverty reduction: reality or

Will Martin (World Bank)

Session 5:     Taming Non-Tariff Barriers: Can WTO find a solution?
Biswajit Dhar (Indian Institute for Foreign Trade)

Can non-tariff barriers be tamed?
Yann Duval (UNESCAP)

Taming TBT: Case of SK-II in China
Rajesh Sharma (Macau University of Science and

Session 6:     "How far behind the border?"
Christopher Findlay (University of Adelaide, Australia)
Information note for participants
List of participants
Ms. Mia Mikic
Economic Affairs Officer
Trade Policy Section
Trade and Investment Division, UNESCAP
Email: [email protected]

Last updated: 14 November 2006

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