STDF Secretariat

The Secretariat implements the STDF’s work programme, and is housed within the WTO. Its responsibilities include:

  • Assistance to beneficiary organizations to identify and/or develop possible projects for funding by the STDF or another source
  • Review of funding applications and monitoring the implementation of ongoing projects
  • Participation in external events to disseminate information on the STDF and promote coherence and coordination in the delivery of SPS technical cooperation
  • Implementation of activities to raise awareness about the importance of SPS capacity building
  • Provision of administrative support to the Policy Committee and Working Group

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