Tsotetsi Makong

Holds MSc in International Trade Policy and Trade Law, LLM in Intellectual Property and Technology Law and LLM in Computer and Communications Law respectively from Lund University, University of Liverpool and Queen Mary University of London. He also holds a post graduate certificate in Trade Finance from Middlesex University. Previously he was counsellor at the Lesotho Mission in Geneva and chair of WTO Committees on Trade Related Investment Measures and Import Licensing, Coordinator and Chief negotiator of G77 and China Geneva Chapter, expert level Coordinator and Chief Negotiator of the African Group on WTO issues and lead negotiator of the ACP group on trade and environment and for the LDCs on non-agricultural market access. Further more, he was expert negotiator of LDCs Group’s negotiations on TRIPS flexibilities and LDCs services waiver as well as Africa Groups chief negotiator on WTO’s trade facilitation Agreement.