Country Workshop on Digital Trade Provisions in Trade Agreements

November 1
 – November 2

This is the third in a series of workshops on trade negotiations capacity building in Mongolia (see previous events here: National Workshop, Follow-up Workshop). The purpose of this workshop is to provide training to Mongolia trade negotiators on emerging issues in trade agreements, namely digital trade provisions. The training will be conducted by Prof. Henry Gao.

About the course conveyor

Henry Gao is Professor of Law at Singapore Management University and Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). His research areas include WTO, International Trade Law, Chinese Law and Law and Economics. He worked at the WTO Secretariat supporting negotiations among members in Geneva, as well as at the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong (HKU), where he served as the Deputy Director of the East Asian International Economic Law and Policy (EAIEL) Program. As the Academic Coordinator of the first Asia-Pacific Regional Trade Policy Course officially sponsored by the WTO, he played an instrumental role in setting up the WTO’s flagship training program for the region when it was launched 20 years ago. He is a member of Advisory Board of WTO Chairs Programme and an Advsior to the Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT), an initiative by the UNESCAP. He sits on the editorial boards of the Journal of International Economic Law and Journal of Financial Regulation, both published by Oxford University Press.


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