Project Description

Title: Assistance to the Republic of Liberia in WTO Accession

Project Location: Republic of Liberia

The objective of the assignment was to assist the Republic of Liberia in drafting the Memorandum on Foreign Trade Regime for its WTO accession and in formulating its first trade policy strategy. This included providing expert services in WTO Law, trade policy analysis and formulation.

The project provided training on WTO agreements, the multilateral trading system and WTO accession for the public, private and non-government sector stakeholders. The project also provided recommendations on matters relating to the institutional reinforcement for WTO accession negotiations and post-accession processes. The objective was to ensure a successful accession and the development of an effective trade policy.