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GC May 2014

GC May 2014

category: General
Last Monday’s GC meeting discussed a report by the DG on the status of the negotiations post-Bali. You can find the report here. On other topics, Russia’s trade restrictions were a topic addressed
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Live webcasting GC DG vision speech

Live webcasting GC DG vision speech

category: General
Roberto Azevedo’s speech on his vision as the new DG at the WTO will be transmitted live through webcasting on Sepmteber 9, 2013 10:30am. You can see it here
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Lamy’s farewell speech to the General Council

Lamy’s farewell speech to the General Council

category: General
Director-General Pascal Lamy, in his farewell statement to the General Council on 24 July 2013, said: “It has been an immense honour and privilege to serve this organization. I think it is fair to say
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General Council appoints Azevêdo as next Director-General of the WTO

General Council appoints Azevêdo as next Director-General of the WTO

category: General
At a special meeting, earliert today, the General Council approved the appointment of Ambassador Roberto Carvalho de Azevêdo (Brazil) as the next Director-General of the WTO. He begins his term of office on
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Troika recommends Carvalho de Azevêdo to be the next WTO DG

Troika recommends Carvalho de Azevêdo to be the next WTO DG

category: General
At an informal meeting of the Heads of Delegation, earliert today, the three facilitators in the process of selecting the next WTO Director-General recommended Ambassador Roberto Carvalho de Azevêdo (Brazil) as the candidate who can
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Summary of GC meeting of 25 February 2013

Summary of GC meeting of 25 February 2013

category: General
Yesterday, DG Pascal Lamy reported to the General Council that negotiators are focusing on the Doha Round elements that are being developed as part of the deliverables for the Ninth Ministerial Conference in Bali (MC9):
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Vanatu 157th WTO Member

Vanatu 157th WTO Member

category: General
Today, at the General Council, Vanuatu officially notified the WTO that it had ratified its accession package which spells out its membership terms. Vanuatu will join the
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GC May 2012

GC May 2012

category: General
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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