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Committee on Liberalization of Foreign Trade and Economic Globalization

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25th Ministerial Session
24th Ministerial Session
 

Committee on Liberalization of Foreign Trade and Economic Globalization
The Technical Committee on Liberalization of Foreign Trade and Economic Globalization in the Countries of the UN-ESCWA Region was established pursuant to the Commission’s resolution 214 (XIX) of 7 May 1997, and the Economic and Social Council resolution 1997/12 of 18 July 1997. The aim of establishing such a committee was to: contribute to the identification of concerns and priorities of the UN-ESCWA member countries with respect to multilateral trade agreements and negotiations; monitor developments in global trade negotiations and the establishment of economic and trade blocs, and coordinate the positions of Committee member countries in that regard; cooperate with the UN-ESCWA secretariat in formulating programmes to assist the countries of the region in designing appropriate policies for economic development at the national and regional levels, with a view to extending the benefits to those countries of trends in liberalization of foreign trade and economic globalization; and formulate programmes for training, exchange of expertise and research to be taken jointly by the countries of the region in cooperation with other regional and international organizations. The Committee is held on every two years basis.
 
At its 5th Session, the Technical Committee on Liberalization of Foreign Trade and Economic Globalization in the Countries of the UN-ESCWA Region held during 24-26 April 2007 affirmed the modification of its new title to read “The Technical Committee on Liberalization of Foreign Trade, Economic Globalization and Financing for Development in the Countries of the UN-ESCWA Region” as to enter into effect by concluding its 6th session expected as scheduled to take place in March 2009.
 
 

Report on the Fifth Session of the Technical Committee I Arabic

Information Note I Arabic

Organization of Work I Arabic

Annotated Provisional Agenda I Arabic

Provisional Agenda I Arabic

Provisional List of Documents I Arabic

Review of action taken in the field of liberalization of foreign trade and economic globalization since ‎the fourth session of the Committee I Arabic

Financing for development: progress made in respect of the Monterrey Consensus I Arabic

Draft program of work for the biennium 2008-2009 in the field of liberalization of foreign trade, ‎economic globalization and financing for development I Arabic

Follow-up of implementation of the recommendations made by the fourth session of the ‎Committee I Arabic

The progress made in implementing liberalization of foreign trade and economic globalization-‎related activities since the fourth session of the Committee I Arabic

The progress made in the multilateral trade negotiations over the Doha Development Agenda I Arabic

Consultancy services and technical cooperation I Arabic

Report on the Fourth Session of the Technical Committee (Arabic)

Report on the Third Session of the Technical Committee

Report on the Second Session of the Technical Committee (Arabic)

Report on the First Session of the Technical Committee (Arabic)