Applicants must be 32 years of age or younger as at 1 January 2016. Applicants must submit a letter of motivation, along with the completed online application.
Preference shall be given to nationals from WTO Members without any representation at the professional level in the Secretariat. The list of unrepresented WTO Members is set out below:
Albania, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Kingdom of Bahrain, Belize, Brunei Darussalam, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chile, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Fiji, Gabon, Georgia, Grenada, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, China; Indonesia, Israel, Kazakhstan, The State of Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Macao, China; Madagascar, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Republic of Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Oman, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Suriname, Swaziland, Chinese Taipei, Tajikistan, Thailand, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Togo, Tonga, United Arab Emirates, Vanuatu, Yemen.