WTO Doha Development Agenda Global Trust Fund (DDAGTF)
From 2005 to 2009, Korea contributed close to US$1.66 million to the DDAGTF, giving more than US$363,000 in 2009. The aim of the DDAGTF is to enhance the ability of developing countries to participate effectively in the WTO negotiations and ensure they fully benefit from the results achieved during these negotiations.
For more information about this programme, see the DDAGTF entry for Australia, and http://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/devel_e/teccop_e/financing_trta_e.htm#contributions
Integrated Framework (IF) for Trade-Related Technical Assistance for Least Developed Countries
In 2007 Korea contributed US$200,000 to the LDC Trust Fund to support UNCTAD´s activities in implementing the IF. The Korean contribution enabled UNCTAD to expand its efforts at the country level, supporting, in particular, activities for:
- Developing practical approaches for mainstreaming trade into development plans;
- Enhancing country ownership of if programmes;
- Strengthening national institutions and human resources in the field of trade.
For more information: http://www.unctad.org/templates/Page.asp?intItemID=4198&lang=1