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Israel Trade and Economic Office, Embassy of Israel

Geneva, Switzerland

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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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WTO opens online registration for 2017 Public Forum

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Online registration for the 2017 Public Forum is now open. Entitled “Trade: Behind the Headlines”, the Forum will provide an opportunity for participants to go beyond the rhetoric and examine the opportunities trade can offer
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Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body

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The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on 22 May 2017, of the Dispute Settlement Body, which consists of all WTO members and oversees legal
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Public broadcast of statements in Airbus compliance appeal proceedings

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At the request of the participants in the dispute “European Communities and Certain Member States – Measures Affecting Trade in Large Civil Aircraft – Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU” (DS316), the Appellate Body
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Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of Dispute Settlement Body

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The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on 19 April 2017, of the Dispute Settlement Body. You can find the agenda here
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