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Ambassador Carlos Pérez del Castillo (Uruguay)
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
40. The representative of Venezuela highlighted the report from Australia, which provided information in a most transparent way, by means of a table listing all the expenses and countries involved. He thought this type of notification was very useful and suggested that others follow Australia's example. In addition, he suggested that developing countries might channel requests for bilateral technical cooperation through their missions in Geneva to developed country Members on the basis of those provisions of the TRIPS Agreement that required technical cooperation to be given to developing and least developed country WTO Members.