About the WTO Chairs Programme
Fostering research, training and outreach activities of relevance to governmental policymakers and other stakeholders at universities in developing countries and least developed countries.Learn More
DG Okonjo-Iweala praises Viet Nam for using trade to drive growth and reduce poverty
18 May 2023
Viet Nam is an example of how global trade.... Read more
Austria gives EUR 200,000 to Chairs network to boost developing countries’ trade expertise
17 January 2023
The government of Austria has contributed EUR 200,000 (approximately CHF 200,000) in 2023 to the Global Trust Fund to support the latest phase of t.... Read more
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What people are saying
The WTO Chair at the University of Tunis helped build a network of trade researchers and experts all over the Middle East and North Africa. This vibrant ecosystem could not have been possible without the WTO Chairs program.
The WTO Chairs Program has been instrumental in promoting South-South discussions of trade and cross-country learning. Case studies where it has been successful is in South Africa and Rwanda.
The WTO Chairs programme is invaluable. Through the Chairs’ Outreach pillar, the chair holders familiarize stakeholders in developing countries with the WTO, bringing clarity to its role.