World Trade Organization

6 July 2022 (12:00 pm - 2:00 pm)
Rosewood Hotel Phnom Penh

The IBC Regular General Meeting will be held on July 6, 2022 at Rosewood Phnom Penh.

Dr. Sok Siphana, Founding Partner of Soksiphana & Associates, will discuss the World Trade Organization, discussion points on the agenda include WTO objectives, relevance,  and contributions for future development. Learn what’s next for the WTO and Cambodia.

Dr. Sok Siphana Bio:

Born: 16 April 1960

Education: Juris Doctor (J.D.), Widener University School of Law, Delaware, (USA), 1992; Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Bond University School of Law, Queensland (Australia), 2009; Currently doing another Ph.D. at the Université de Paris 2 Panthéon Assas (date de soutenance 27 juin 2022)

Marital Status: Married to Khieu Mealy with 1 daughter, Rosette, and 1 son, Samithi.

Foreign Languages: English and French (fluent), Spanish (working knowledge) and Khmer (mother tongue).

Current and Recent Positions

2009 — present: Senior Advisor of the Royal Government of Cambodia (with rank of Senior Minister), attached to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

2009 — present: Principal, Sok Siphana & Associates, a law and consulting firm specialized in international trade and corporate law.

2018- present: Chairman of the Board, The Asian Vision Institute (AVI)

2011-2017: Chairman of the Board, Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI), Cambodia’s oldest and prominent independent research institute.

2005 — 2009: Director, International Trade Center (ITC), a joint technical agency of UNCTAD and WTO.

1999 — 2005: Secretary of State (Vice-Minister), Ministry of Commerce, Cambodia.

1998 — 1999: Consultant to international institutions (World Bank, ADB, IDRC, etc).

1993 — 1998: UNDP Legal Expert.

Please refer to the details below:

Date:         Wednesday, 6th July 2022

Time:        12:00 pm – 2.00 pm
Please join us from 11.30 am to network with fellow IBC Members

Venue:     Rosewood Hotel Phnom Penh

Topic:      “World Trade Organization

Ticket Price: This event is open to IBC Members Only.
USD 36.00 for each company
(This includes a delicious lunch from Rosewood Hotel Phnom Penh)

–  Number of attendees
–  Attendees name and title
–  Company name
–  Contact details (mobile number etc.)
–  Vegetarian Lunch Option available upon request

Remark: Please RSVP before 28th June, 2022

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