Iloilo City Congressman Jerry P. Treñas together with other Representatives to the world Trade Organization attended the Temasek Foundation Centre for Trade & Negotiation (TFCTN) Parliamentarian Workshop on International Trade held in Singapore last May 4-6,2011.
The seminar intends to improve the ability of regional legislators to engage in international trade issues. Participants gained a deeper understanding of the WTO and the current and future negotiating issues in international trade, and focus on the particular concerns of developing states in the negotiation process.
The Parliamentarian Workshop was aimed to familiarize legislators with the issues affecting their home countries, with
respect to the current developments in international trade. The legislators were invited because they serve as bridges between domestic audiences like business or consumer interests and international trade groups such as the WTO.