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WTO launches call for proposals for 2021 Public Forum

WTO launches call for proposals for 2021 Public Forum

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Today, the WTO issued a call for proposals for this year’s Public Forum, whose theme is “Trade beyond COVID-19: Building Resilience”. Participants interested in organizing sessions at the Forum, scheduled to take place from 28
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Calling young professionals: the WTO wants you!

Calling young professionals: the WTO wants you!

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The WTO is welcoming applications for its 2022 Young Professionals Programme (YPP), which allows qualified young professionals from developing and least-developed countries to enhance their knowledge regarding WTO and international trade issues. The YPP is
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United States appeals panel report regarding US duties on Korean products

United States appeals panel report regarding US duties on Korean products

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Today, the United States notified the Dispute Settlement Body of its decision to appeal the panel report in the case brought by Korea in “United States — Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties on Certain Products and
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Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body

Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body

category: General
The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on 19 March 2021, of the Dispute Settlement Body. You can find the agenda here
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Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of Dispute Settlement Body

category: General
The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on 19 March 2021, of the Dispute Settlement Body. Find the agenda here
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WTO chairpersons for 2021

WTO chairpersons for 2021

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The WTO General Council, on 4 March 2021, noted the consensus on a slate of names of chairpersons for WTO bodies. Chairs of regular bodies General Council H.E. Mr. Dacio CASTILLO (Honduras) Dispute Settlement Body
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Statement by the Chair of the GC on the DG appointment

Statement by the Chair of the GC on the DG appointment

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Before we move to the business of today’s meeting and to the expected action by the General Council, allow me a few moments to briefly recap the process. Further to the resignation of the former
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala chosen as Director-General

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala chosen as Director-General

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Dr Okonjo-Iweala will become the first woman and the first African to be chosen as Director-General. Her term, renewable, will expire on 31 August 2025. Dr Okonjo-Iweala said a key priority for her would be
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Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body

Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body

category: General
The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on 22 February 2021, of the Dispute Settlement Body. You can find the agenda here
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WTO General Council to consider appointment of next Director-General

WTO General Council to consider appointment of next Director-General

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The WTO’s General Council will hold a special meeting on 15 February at 15:00 Geneva time to consider the appointment of the next Director-General. The meeting will take place in virtual format.
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