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Annex 2: Aid For Trade Calendar: Main Events, 1996–2007

DATE

EVENT

07/2006

Recommendations of the Task Force on Aid for Trade, WT/AFT/.

10/2006

WTO General Council discusses and accepts Task Force report.

12/2006

WTO Director General reports to the WTO General Council that the WTO will ensure monitoring and evaluation of aid for trade. Monitoring activities should take place at three levels: first, monitoring to assess global aid for trade flows using the OECD-DAC CRS database; second, monitoring the evaluation reports by development agencies; and finally, monitoring and evaluation of aid for trade by recipients. JOB(06)/262.

03/2007

WTO-OECD meeting on monitoring aid-for-trade flows.

03/2007

WTO Director-General’s Aid for Trade Advisory Group meets for the first time.

04/2007

WTO Committee on Trade and Development, Aid for Trade. OECD DAC presents baseline data on Aid for Trade.

05/2007

IF steering committee and IF working group approve recommendations of the Enhanced Integrated Framework Transition Team.

06/2007

G8 meeting, leaders highlight support for Aid for Trade.

06/2007

WTO Committee on Trade and Development, Aid for Trade, Panel on “Capacity-Building to Facilitate Trade” with the World Bank, the World Customs Organisation, the OECD and the WTO.

06/2007

WTO Director-General’s Aid for Trade Advisory Group meets for the second time.

06/2007

WTO Committee on Trade and Development, Aid for Trade. IDB, ADB and AfDB presentations on the planned Regional Review meetings.

07/2007

WTO Committee on Trade and Development, Aid for Trade. World Bank, OECD, European Communities and Japan presentations on “Trends in Trade-related Infrastructure Investments.”

FORTHCOMING EVENTS Calendar: WT/COMTD/AFT/W/2 09/2007

LAC WTO regional Aid for Trade meeting, Lima, Peru

09/2007

Asia WTO regional Aid for Trade meeting, Manila, Philippines

10/2007

Africa WTO regional Aid for Trade meeting, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

10–11/2007

Committee on Trade and Development Discussion of 2007 Aid for Trade Report

11/2007

WTO Global Aid for Trade Review under the coherence mandate

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