‘SAARC Trade Relations:Legal Issues and Challenges

Venue: MK Nambyar SAARCLAW Centre,

Location: Hyderabad, A.P., India

Event Date/Time: Feb 20, 2010 End Date/Time: Feb 20, 2010
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South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was established in 1985 by the Seven Member Countries of South Asia. In 2004, the membership increased to 8 with Afghanistan joining in. The M.K. Nambyar SAARCLAW Centre at NALSAR University of Law, established in 2003 is one of its kinds in the entire country in terms of its objectives. It has its own well equipped building for conducting lectures, conferences, meetings, moot courts, research and other activities. It has credible Fellowship Programmes with special emphasis on Post Graduate education and also Training Programmes for Law Teachers/Law Officials/Judges of SAARCLAW Region. One of the primary objectives of the Centre is to hold annual SAARCLAW conferences and conduct Research Projects on various legal issues concerning the SAARC region.

In furtherance of its mandate objective, the M.K. Nambyar SAARCLAW Centre has planned a one day national workshop on “SAARC Trade Relations: Legal Issues and Challenges”. The Workshop will be held on Saturday, 20th February, 2010 at the M. K. Nambyar SAARCLAW Centre, NALSAR University of Law, Justice City, Hyderabad.
The workshop is for a healthy discussion and debate on steps that need to be undertaken strengthening the economic cooperation within the region also focusing on SAARC’s role in the development of International Trade. The tentative themes of the Workshop shall be:
1. Rules of Origin (RoO) in the SAARC Region
2. Trade Barriers
3. Most Favoured Nations Treatment within the SAARC Region
4. Dispute Settlement Mechanism under SAPTA/SAFTA
5. SAARC’s Approach Towards WTO Issues
6. Informal Trade in the SAARC Region
7. Principle of Reciprocity and Non-reciprocity in SAPTA/SAFTA

This Workshop will explore the legal-cum-economic aspects of the SAARC and will provide a platform for discussion and aims to point towards possible outcomes to strengthen the legal cooperation and capacity building among the Member Countries.

Contact to participate: saarclawcentre@gmail.com
Website: www.saarclawcentre.org

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NALSAR University of Law
Hyderabad
A.P.
India
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Contact to Participate: saarclawcentre@gmail.com

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