NEW REFERENCE CENTRE HANDED OVER TO GOVERNMENT
A new Reference center for the Solomon Islands was officially handed over to the Solomon Islands Government on 9 December 2014.
The Reference center which was fully funded by the World Trade Organization (WTO) at a cost of more than SBD$100,000.00 is purposely to provide Government officials, business and the academic institutions with a dedicated physical location where any relevant information on the WTO can be accessed.
A statement from the Government Communications Unit says the WTO Reference Center’s Program enables the benefiting countries to have in their ministries or regional organizations or secretariats, a regular, updated direct and privileged link to the WTO headquarters in Geneva.
The statement adds it is the place where all WTO-related information can be found, analyzed and dispatched.