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In many cases, where services exist, they are provided by private sources. Anywhere from 15% to 90% of primary education is provided in private schools. (...) Governments should work with the private sector to draw up action plans with clear deadlines and commitments to address the barriers to private sector growth. (...) 2) To what extent can (i) ODA, (ii) trade preferences and (iii) FDI be part and parcel of the policy dialogue between LDCs and development partners, including the active participation of the LDC private sector?
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Score: 935684.7 - https://www.un.org/en/ecosoc/m...ues%20Paper%20_UNDP-UNFIP_.pdf
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DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE FINANCE. 1. We would prefer the context of Monterrey, “mobilizing international resources, foreign direct investment and private sector. (...) We should avoid putting all the burden on private sector, which is not primarily concerned with poverty eradication, good governance, human rights, environment etc. 5. (...) Domestic private sector: transfer of knowledge and technology 8.
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Score: 920298.5 - https://www.un.org/esa/ffd/wp-...dipf-statement-G77-Jan2015.pdf
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PowerPoint Presentation Government Initiatives to Support Services Suppliers under the WTO LDC Services Waiver Presentation by Emmanuel MUTAHUNGA at the WTO Council for Trade in Services Webinar: LDC Services Export Performance & Facilitating Implementation of Preferences Notified Under the LDC Services Waiver, 2nd – 3rd June 2021 Introduction • Appreciation to the WTO CTS for organizing the Webinar on this topical subject • An opportunity for us as LDCs, preference- granting WTO Members, and even non- preference-granting developed/developing WTO Members, to do a self-assessment 6/7/2021 2 LDC Services Waiver – Spirit and Rationale • Very important Decision reached in 2011 • Important process: the LDC Collective Request • The process of Notification of the Preferences under the Waiver by Members • Utilization of the Preferences by LDCs? (...) • Is the LDC utilization of the notified preferences encouraging? • Literature: desired impacts of preferences granted under the services waiver has not yet been realized • Why? (...) Strengthening Regulatory and Institutional Frameworks 6/7/2021 8 Uganda Government Initiatives to Support Services Suppliers under the WTO LDC Services Waiver • Activities under ‘Developing Strategies for Uganda Services Suppliers to take Advantage of the WTO LDC Services Waiver’ include: Analysis of market preferences notified under the WTO Conducting market entry studies Sensitizing the private sector of the available opportunities and how to harness them 6/7/2021 9 Uganda Government Initiatives to Support Services Suppliers under the WTO LDC Services Waiver  Activities (Continued): Capacity assessment for domestic services suppliers Development of a Market Sustainability Strategy Continued engagement in Trade in Services at Multilateral level 6/7/2021 10 Uganda Government Initiatives to Support Services Suppliers under the WTO LDC Services Waiver • What has been done so far: Policy implementation is ongoing, but the pace could be better • Private sector has been organized, and process continues.
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Score: 913558.4 - https://www.wto.org/english/tr.../serv_e/3_mutahunga_030621.pdf
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FOPL process Process • Considering the options – Historical considerations – Regional context – Regulatory context • Support from public health – Independent groups - NGOs – Academics Scientific evidence to support a system • Consultation with stakeholders Industry interference Direct Selection of the preferred otion Selection of the criteria: nutrients & basis of calculation Alternative systems to consider Agri ministry parliament Academic COI scientific studies Anticipate Reformulation Evaluation • Uptake – Voluntary schemes • Consumer response – Preference • Awareness – Performance • Impact on purchases • Modelling impact on intakes and health • Reformulation – Data collection tools Network • Sharing best practices – Data collection tools – Scientific studies protocol &results • Preference • Performance – Handling industry • Private-public partnerships • Fighting interference • Challenges ahead for countries early in their process – Consumer awareness & trust – Regular update of the criteria Challenges • Harmonization ?
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Score: 877421.5 - https://www.un.org/nutrition/s...ral/mon/d2_t2_summary_fopl.pdf
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In Korea – Alcoholic Beverages, Korea indicated that it wished to have the right to private counsel at the substantive meetings of the Panel. (...) The Panel decided to permit the appearance of private counsel, and stated that: 1 Appellate Body Reports, Canada – Aircraft, para. 146; Brazil – Aircraft, para. 124; EC and certain member States – Large Civil Aircraft, Annex III, para. 17; and US/Canada – Continued Suspension, paras. 435, 442. 2 See e.g. (...) Nonetheless, the Panel in EC – Tariff Preferences considered that "it is incumbent on the Panel to clarify whether the ACWL's joint representation of India and Paraguay poses any ethical concerns of the kind raised by the European Communities".5 The Panel proceeded to discuss "the responsibility of legal counsel to ensure that it is not placing itself in a position of actual or potential conflict of interest when agreeing to represent, and thereafter representing, one or more WTO Members in a dispute under the DSU".6 ___ Current as of: June 2021 3 Panel Report, Korea – Alcoholic Beverages, para. 10.33. 4 Panel Report, EC – Tariff Preferences, para. 7.5. 5 Panel Report, EC – Tariff Preferences, para. 7.8. 6 Panel Report, EC – Tariff Preferences, para. 7.9.
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Score: 875518 - https://www.wto.org/english/re...ns_e/ai17_e/rcdsu_sec4_jur.pdf
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RT _C_ - Issues Paper _OHRLLS_.doc Issues Paper for ECOSOC Investment Promotion Forum Roundtable C: “The Role of Trade Preferences for LDCs in Promoting Investment” Hosted by OHRLLS on 28 June 2004 ECOSOC High-level Segment – 2004 Issues Paper for ECOSOC Investment Forum Roundtable C: “The Role of Trade Preferences for LDCs in Promoting Investment” Hosted by OHRLLS 28 June 2004 3:35 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Conference Room 5 Background Bilateral and multilateral agreements designed to provide trade preferences to exports from developing countries have been part of the international trading system for a number of years, starting with the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) which granted duty-free entry for imports from developing countries. (...) Issues Paper for ECOSOC Investment Promotion Forum Roundtable C: “The Role of Trade Preferences for LDCs in Promoting Investment” Hosted by OHRLLS on 28 June 2004 2) To what extent can (i) ODA, (ii) trade preferences and (iii) FDI be part and parcel of the policy dialogue between LDCs and development partners, including the active participation of the LDC private sector?
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Score: 872551.8 - https://www.un.org/en/ecosoc/m...0Issues%20Paper%20_OHRLLS_.pdf
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Results from the monitoring exercise highlight that there is discordance between the public and private sector with respect to priority areas for support. The private sector puts emphasis on border governance issues and access to finance. (...) Approaches that focus on market differentiation in end-markets, such as ethical fashion or organic cotton also offer opportunities, particularly for more marginal suppliers. Private sector participation of both suppliers and lead firms in related programmes is another noteworthy trend.
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Score: 870918.7 - https://www.wto.org/english/tr...s_and_apparel_28june_sum_e.pdf
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DEDICATED SESSION OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE IN SERVICES – REVIEW OF THE OPERATION OF PREFERENCES NOTIFIED UNDER THE LDC SERVICES WAIVER 29 OCTOBER 2019 WELCOMING REMARKS BY H.E. (...) Finally, in Session 4, the Secretariat will provide an overview of current preferences notified under the Waiver. Members are invited to intervene to provide insights how these preferences have been used to date and share their ideas on how their use could be optimized. We have with us an array of distinguished speakers, emanating from governments, the private sector, academia and international organisations.
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Score: 863152.7 - https://www.wto.org/english/tr...lcoming_remarks_amb_muylle.pdf
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Engagement is consistent and compliant with WHO technical norms and standards. Private sector organization should not produce a product or engage in practices that would be detrimental to health in any way or harm PMNCH’s / WHO’s reputations. 2. (...) Engagement is additive, and creates value which is over and above what could be achieved by PMNCH without engagement of the private sector. 3. Independence and impartiality Engagement must maintain PMNCH objectivity, integrity, independence and impartiality. (...) Engagement should not provide endorsement or preference of a particular organization. In particular, for private sector entities, engagement will not result in endorsement or preference of particular products and / or services. 5.
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Score: 855910 - https://www.who.int/pmnch/members/join/en/index5.html
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These public and private players form the National Working Group on Trade Policy, a sub-group of the National Action Group. The National Working Group on Trade Policy is chaired by a private-sector stakeholder. In addition to the participation of the private and public sectors, NGOs such as the Malawi Economic Justice Network and Action Aid Malawi also participate in WTO discussions. (...) The Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCI), representing the private sector, is pushing for more public-private sector consultation.
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Score: 852377.05 - https://www.wto.org/english/re...p_e/casestudies_e/case23_e.htm
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