Doha Round Briefing Series - Issue 12 of 13 - Technical Assistance and Capacity-building

By ICTSD, IISD on February 25, 2003
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The twelfth of a series prepared by the International Institute for Sustainable Development and the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development. Technical assistance (TA) and capacity-building (CB) are among the key foundations on which consensual support for the Doha mandate rests. It was the oil that smoothed the way towards developing countries' acceptance of a broad-based new round of talks including, for the first time, issues such as the environment and — at least potentially — investment, competition policy, transparency in government procurement and trade facilitation.

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IISD and ICTSD, 2003