Regional Trade Workshop for Parliamentarians from the Africa Region

Date: 4 – 6 May, 2015
Location: Port Louis, Republic of Mauritius

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), in collaboration with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the Assemblée Parlementaire de la Francophonie (APF), is organizing a Regional Workshop for African Parliamentarians, Members of the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) and the East African Community (EAC) to be held in Port Louis (Republic of Mauritius) from 4 – 6 May, 2015.

The Workshop is designed to enable Parliamentarians to obtain a better understanding of the WTO Rules and its functions and to enhance the understanding of the Bali Ministerial Conference outcomes, and the way forward to conclude the Doha Round of Negotiations. The Workshop will also provide a forum for Parliamentarians to exchange views on their experiences in economic and trade policies, including emerging challenges and issues for African countries.