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The Trade Lecture Sessions @ the WTO – 3rd Lecture Columbia Law School

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“The Trade Lecture Sessions @ the WTO” was created to bring the latest academic research from some of the best Universities in the World to the WTO. For this initiative, the Mission of Israel to
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DSB July 2017

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At today’s meeting of the DSB, members reviewed four new practice documents that form part of a voluntary “mechanism” for developing, documenting and sharing practices and procedures in the conduct of WTO disputes. Members also
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Philippines requests additional compliance review in cigarettes dispute with Thailand

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The Philippines has requested WTO dispute consultations with Thailand to address Thailand’s compliance with an earlier WTO ruling concerning Thai measures imposed on imports of cigarettes from the Philippines. The request was circulated to WTO
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The Trade Lecture Sessions @ the WTO – Session 3 Columbia Law School

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Looking forward to our third lecture in our series “The Trade Lecture Sessions @ the WTO”. On this occasion, we are honored to host Prof. Petros Mavroidis from Columbia Law School, who will be delivering
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WTO opens NGO accreditation for Buenos Aires Ministerial Conference

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Today, the WTO has opened the accreditation process for non-governmental organizations (NGOs) wishing to attend the Eleventh Ministerial Conference, which will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 10 to 13 December 2017. You can
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DSB June meeting

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Today, the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) agreed to the establishment of two new dispute panels: one to review a complaint filed by Turkey against US countervailing duties on imports of Turkish steel pipes and tubes;
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Registration opens for public viewing of oral hearing in “US — Tax Incentives” appeal

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At the request of the United States in the dispute United States – Conditional Tax Incentives for Large Civil Aircraft (DS487), the Appellate Body Division in these appellate proceedings has authorized observation of the oral
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The Trade Lecture Sessions @ the WTO – Stanford Law School

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Today, the Mission of Israel to the WTO had the honor of hosting Prof. Alan Sykes from Stanford Law School for the second lecture in our series “The Trade Lecture Session @ the WTO”. On
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WTO issues 2017 Annual Report

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The WTO published today its 2017 Annual Report covering the organization’s activities in 2016 and early 2017. You can find the report here
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Russia files WTO complaint against Ukraine over restrictions on trade and transit for goods and services

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Today, the Russian Federation notified the WTO Secretariat that it had requested WTO dispute consultations with Ukraine regarding alleged restrictions, prohibitions, requirements and procedures adopted and maintained by Ukraine in respect of trade in goods
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