WTO ePing Awareness and Sign-Up Sensitization

The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) has since 2017 activated the World Trade Organization (WTO), ePing is an online tool for publication and sharing of information on product requirements using data compiled by the World Trade Organization (WTO).  WTO Members including Saint Lucia are required to inform each other when planning to change product requirements and provide an opportunity for other Members to comment on these requirements. It is particularly important that your sector remain abreast of notifications, which may influence or affect your products.

The SLBS wishes to invite your participation in an ePing awareness and sign-up sensitization on Thursday 22nd April 2021 from 10:00am to 12:00 pm.

ePing, a joint initiative of the UN, WTO and ITC, is an online tool that enables private and public stakeholders to access and discuss WTO SPS/TBT notifications affecting products and market of interest in a timely manner.ePing has been a huge asset to many economic sectors for trade facilitation, as it allows timely feedback, engagement with regulators and facilitates discussions of notified regulations through Enquiry Points or directly by stakeholders.

Key aspects of the presentation will be delivered by WTO Trade Officer in the Trade and Environment Division Ms. Lotte Drieghe and SLBS Head of Department Communications, Ms Vernet Fontenelle.

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. For additional information on ePing, please go to https://www.epingalert.org/en#/about. Contact Head of Department – Communication Vernet Fontenelle at v.fontenelle@slbs.org, or 1-758-720-8756 for support and further information.