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Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of the DSB

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The next meeting of the DSB will take place next April 3, 2017. You can find the items to be discussed here
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The Trade Lecture Sessions @ the WTO

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Today, we launched the initiative “The Trade Lecture Sessions @ the WTO”, and initiative spearheaded by Rodolfo Rivas. For the first lecture in the series, we hosted the the World Trade Institute (WTI) of the University
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Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body

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See the items proposed for the upcoming DSB meeting here  
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Public broadcast of statements in US-Mexico tuna dispute

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At the request of the United States, in the disputes “United States – Measures Concerning the Importation, Marketing and Sale of Tuna and Tuna Products – Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by the
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WTO members elect General Council, Dispute Settlement Body chairs for 2017

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Today, the WTO General Council approved by consensus the following chairpersons for WTO bodies: H.E. Mr Xavier Carim of South Africa (General Council) and H.E. Mr Junichi Ihara of Japan (Dispute Settlement Body). Ambassador Carim
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Roberto Azevêdo reappointed WTO Director-General; second term begins in September

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At today’s meeting of the General Council on 28 February, WTO members agreed by consensus to appoint Roberto Azevêdo for a second four-year term as Director-General. Mr Azevêdo, whose second term will begin on 1
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WTO members welcome entry into force of the Trade Facilitation Agreement

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WTO members hailed the entry into force of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) as a historic achievement at today’s meeting of the General Council. In welcoming this milestone, members pledged to advance work on implementing the
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WTO members welcome entry into force of amendment to ease access to medicines

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Yesterday, the Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) met to mark the entry into force of the first amendment to WTO rules since the organization was established. The amendment secures a legal
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WTO issues panel report regarding Russian duties on vehicle imports from Germany and Italy

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Today, the WTO issued the panel report in the case brought by the European Union in “Russia — Anti-Dumping Duties on Light Commercial Vehicles from Germany and Italy” (DS479). You can find the summary of the
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Russia files WTO complaint against EU over anti-dumping duties on steel

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Today, the Russian Federation notified the WTO Secretariat that it had requested WTO dispute consultations with the European Union regarding anti-dumping duties imposed by the EU on imports of certain cold-rolled flat steel products originating
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