Today, the WTO General Council approved by consensus the following chairpersons for WTO bodies: H.E. Mr Xavier Carim of South Africa (General Council) and H.E. Mr Junichi Ihara of Japan (Dispute Settlement Body). Ambassador Carim
WTO members hailed the entry into force of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) as a historic achievement at today’s meeting of the General Council. In welcoming this milestone, members pledged to advance work on implementing the
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.
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
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