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US – Tuna AB Report

US – Tuna AB Report

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The WTO’s AB report on the US – Tuna case (DS381) was issued last May 16, 2012. On it, the AB ruled that the US
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Agricultural Innovation takes center stage – Agritech 2012

Agricultural Innovation takes center stage – Agritech 2012

“Agricultural technology is experiencing phenomenal momentum today, similar to what the water industry experienced a few years back,” says Oded Distel, head of Israel NewTech. We spoke with Distel about new trends
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Israel named second-best place in world to develop cleantech

Israel named second-best place in world to develop cleantech

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Ha’aretz reports that Israel ranks second only to Denmark in providing favorable conditions for cleantech development, but that innovation has yet to significantly affect the local environment: The World Wildlife Fund
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Plurilateral Trade Agreements session by the Graduate Institute

Plurilateral Trade Agreements session by the Graduate Institute

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Yesterday we had an interesting session organized by the Graduate Institute at the WTO on Plurilateral Trade Agreements. The session included a brief presentation by Joost Pauwelyn
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New AB Member

New AB Member

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Yesterday, the Selection Committee, established by the DSB, recommended the appointment to the Appellate Body of Mr. Seung Wha Chang, national of the Republic of
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GC May 2012

GC May 2012

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Yesterday’s GC meeting focused heavily on Lamy’s report as Chair of the TNC (click here for the full report). Lamy reiterated his previously reported approach;
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New AD Chairperson

New AD Chairperson

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Last week the Anti-Dumping Committee officially named its new Chairperson, Mr. Shai Moses PhD, DPR of Israel to the WTO. Mr. Shai Moses was elected
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Committee on Import Licensing April 2012

Committee on Import Licensing April 2012

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Last Friday’s ILC meeting was chaired by Israel’s DPR to the WTO Mr. Shai Moses PhD, and the main issue of discussion related to Argentina’s
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DSB Compliance Panel

DSB Compliance Panel

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On the heels of last month’s Panel and AB report in the US – Large Civil Aircraft (DS353) dispute, last Friday, the US requested the establishment of a compliance panel
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CTG March 2012

CTG March 2012

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Last Friday we had the CTG formal meeting. The formal meeting was preceded by a brief informal meeting where the Chair informed the Members that the consultations for the CTG subsidiary
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