5th Conference on Good Regulatory Practice, August 2008 (Published in February 2009)

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5th Conference on Good Regulatory Practice, August 2008 (Published in February 2009)

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February 2009

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CTI Sub-Fora & Industry Dialogues Groups, Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance(SCSC)





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This conference provided an opportunity for member economies to gain better knowledge on sound regulatory policies that meet regulatory needs and lead to reductions in regulatory barriers to trade.


  • Foreword
  • Conference Agenda
  • Welcome Speech
  • The Regulators’ Forum: A New Zealand Example of Co-ordination among Regulatory Bodies
  • Chile Experience on Coordination among Regulatory Bodies
  • Mechanism of Coordination: NTTAA and the U.S. Federal Government’s Use of Consensus
  • Standards
  • The Use of Standards in the Regulatory Regime: Canadian Experience
  • Standards and the Regulatory Efficiency Agenda in Australia
  • Mechanisms of Coordination between Standardization Bodies and Regulatory Bodies
  • U.S. Perspectives on Incorporating Trade Considerations into the Regulatory Process
  • The ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) EE MRA and AHEEER – A Model for Trade Facilitation
  • Performance Based Regulations vs Prescriptive Regulation: A Case Study of the European Approach to Wine Regulation Vompared to APEC Economies
  • Peru: Experience in Technical Regulations
  • Closing Remarks
  • The Venue, the People
  • Official Conference Picture
  • Participants List 5th GRP