Darlington Mwape

Legal Advisor to the President of Zambia

Darlington Mwape is a Legal Advisor to the President of Zambia  before being appointed as that country's Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other international organisations including the WTO in Geneva. As Permanent representative to the WTO, he held various positions including as Co-ordinator of the LDC group, Chairman of the TRIPS special session and Chairman on the Committee on Balance of Payments Restrictions. He also served as Chairman of the Joint Advisory Group of the International Trade Centre (ITC), Member of the Board of  the Advisory Centre on WTO law (ACWL).

He recently served as a Panelist on the WTO Dispute Settlement Panel, China - Rare Earths Dispute.

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22 July 2015
The architecture of development provisions in the multilateral trading system has been designed with the mind-set of "aid granting and recipient" as opposed to a business approach. The openly discussed reason for this is to enhance development of least developed countries (LDCs) and developing...

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28 April 2016
Avec les évolutions récentes du commerce et de l’intégration régionale en Afrique, le groupe parlementaire multipartite « Trade Out of Poverty » du Royaume-Uni lance une enquête sur les progrès et l’avenir de l’initiative britannique pour le libre-échange en Afrique. Cinq ans se sont écoulés depuis...
18 April 2016
With recent developments in trade and regional integration in Africa, the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Trade Out of Poverty is launching an inquiry into the progress and future of the UK’s Africa Free Trade initiative. It has been five years since the Africa Free Trade initiative (AFTi) was...