New trade official for Pacific Islands at WTO


Simon Dawkins has been appointed Aid for Trade Officer for the Delegation of the Pacific Islands Forum to the WTO in Geneva.<!--more-->

Mr Dawkin’s most recent position was in the Pacific Branch of the Australian Agency for International Development and worked on implementation of the Pacific Partnerships for Development and in developing a new strategy to guide Australia’s regional development assistance in the Pacific.

Prior to that Simon worked at the Open Source Branch at Australia’s Office of National Assessments where he analysed political, economic, strategic and social developments in the South Pacific.

Meanwhile, The Delegation of the Pacific Islands Forum to the WTO Geneva has new offices in Geneva. It is now housed at the Commonwealth Secretariat Small States Office at 15b Chemin Louis-Dunant (2nd Floor), 1202 Geneva, Switzerland.

The contact details – Phones: (41-22) 730 1730; (41-22) 730 1731; (41-22) 730 1732; (41-22) 730 1734. Fax : (41-22) 730 1733