Dates fixed for 2017 Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires

WTO members have agreed that the organization’s Eleventh Ministerial Conference (MC11) will take place from 11 to 14 December 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The dates were endorsed at yesterday’s meeting of the WTO’s General Council.

Argentina will be the first South American country to host the biennial event. WTO members accepted Argentina’s offer to host MC11 at a General Council meeting on 3 October.

The last Ministerial Conference took place in Nairobi, Kenya, in December 2015.