ACP MTS Programme is an EU financed initiative that gives a response to the need to actively involve ACP countries in the multilateral trading system, enhance their national development and support their international integration.
It was specifically designed to provide tutoring activities aimed at creating and/or consolidating negotiation capacities able to ensure all countries equal benefit from WTO policies and rules.
The Technical Assistance is provided by ACP-PMU Consortium lead by ACE.
The main purposes of the Programme are
- To assist ACP countries in reforming and adjusting to the multilateral trading system
- To improve their capacity to negotiate and implement multilateral trade agreements
- To integrate trade into the development process of the ACP countries
- To facilitate accession of ACP member countries to the WTO
Support to the Multilateral Trading System
This is a €10 milion component dealing with the technical assistance implemented through the PMU and including
Effective participation of ACP states in multilateral trade negotiations
Support to the implementation of the multilateral trade agreements
Support to the WTO accession process
The Technical Assistance
Junior Lodge - Programme Director
Catherine Deladrière - Financial and Administrative Expert
Antoine Oger - Junior Expert
Octobre 04 2013
The ACP MTS programme intends to launch a tender process for a new activity to be implemented in Mauritius (competitive negotiated procedure for a contract of less than 200.000 €). The overall objective of the project is to develop a Master Plan for the services sector whose implementation eventually resulting in the transformation of Mauritius into a full services-based economy. [..]
August 13 2013
The purpose of the project is to ensure that the Government of Tonga is fully equipped to carry out its first trade policy review, respond to WTO members’ questions and benefit from the recommendations made.
December 11 2012
The overall objective of the assignment is to facilitate alignment of Lesotho’s IP Legal and Policy Frameworks in conformity with the full range of Industrial and Intellectual Property Laws as prescribed by the World Trade Organization (WTO) TRIPS Agreement. The assignment was carried out by Mrs Kuenaesele Thamae
November 30 2011
Objectif global : Renforcer l'intégration commerciale du Burundi par l'amélioration du cadre légal, réglementaire et institutionnel existant dans le secteur des services Compagnie mettant en oeuvre le projet: SOGES (CECODA)