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Countdown to MC 11

2017-09-29T10:53:34+01:00

With 11 weeks left until Minsters gather for the WTO’s 11th Ministerial Conference (MC 11), delegations in Geneva are entering the final stretches of preparation for the global trade body’s highest decision-making body. The last ministerial conference was held in Nairobi, Kenya in December 2015. MC 11 comes at a time of uncertainty for the [...]

Countdown to MC 11 2017-09-29T10:53:34+01:00

Who can access TAF2+?

2017-04-25T11:21:42+01:00

The TAF2+ funds are managed by AECOM in collaboration with Saana Consulting. They manage the procurement process and procedures ensuring the value for money in the outsourced activities, as well as delivering high technical expertise in the field of international trade and investment policy. Access to fund beneficiaries will be governments from LDCs, LICs and [...]

Who can access TAF2+? 2017-04-25T11:21:42+01:00

Why use TAF2+?

2017-04-25T11:36:37+01:00

To make progress on the trade agenda towards the sustainable development goals over the next six years, developing countries need significant support in preparing for and participating in trade and investment negotiations - at the multilateral, regional and bilateral levels. TAF2+ continues to play an important and significant role in building the capacity of developing [...]

Why use TAF2+? 2017-04-25T11:36:37+01:00

What type of support does TAF2+ provide?

2017-04-21T11:50:21+01:00

TAF2+ provides the following support: Highly technical external advice to support ministries to inform negotiation positions Skills training to develop and assess at the ministries’ level options for negotiation positions Logistical support for a pre-meeting of countries enabling a common position during larger regional/multilateral meetings Increases internal standards within partner ministries through highly technical external [...]

What type of support does TAF2+ provide? 2017-04-21T11:50:21+01:00

What is TAF2+?

2017-04-21T11:41:10+01:00

TAF2+ offers short to long-term support to Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Low Income Countries (LICs), Lower-Middle Income Countries (LMICs) (including country groups) across distinct windows managed by the Fund Manager (FM) – the negotiation window, the strategic window and UK Government country office window. DFID plays an important and significant role in building the capacity [...]

What is TAF2+? 2017-04-21T11:41:10+01:00