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WTO members secure unprecedented package of trade outcomes at MC12

WTO members secure unprecedented package of trade outcomes at MC12

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WTO members successfully concluded the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) in Geneva on 17 June, securing multilaterally negotiated outcomes on a series of key trade initiatives. The “Geneva Package” confirms the historical importance of the multilateral
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Israel’s statement at MC12

Israel’s statement at MC12

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Following the Opening Ceremony of MC12 on 12 June, Ministers and Heads of Delegation delivered statements to WTO Members as part of the Session on the Challenges Facing the Multilateral Trading System. Ahead of the
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Members urged to demonstrate the WTO can deliver for international community

Members urged to demonstrate the WTO can deliver for international community

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WTO members were urged at the opening session of the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference in Geneva on 12 June to demonstrate that the WTO can deliver for the international community and the people it serves.
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MC12 postponed indefinitely

MC12 postponed indefinitely

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With days left to go before its long-awaited Twelfth Ministerial Conference, the WTO announced on Friday (26th November) that it would postpone the event due to the uncertainty surrounding the Omicron Covid-19 variant. Recent measures
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Good news for small businesses leading up to the WTO’s 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12)

Good news for small businesses leading up to the WTO’s 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12)

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Today, 95% of companies across the globe are MSMEs, accounting for 60% of the world’s total employment. However, MSMEs face a number of obstacles when seeking to participate in international trade. To address these obstacles,
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WTO DG and chair brief NGOs ahead of turning point in fishing subsidies negotiations

WTO DG and chair brief NGOs ahead of turning point in fishing subsidies negotiations

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Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the chair of the fisheries subsidies negotiations, Ambassador Santiago Wills of Colombia, briefed key civil society leaders ahead of the 15 July ministerial meeting aimed at moving WTO members closer to
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WTO opens NGO accreditation for Geneva Ministerial Conference

WTO opens NGO accreditation for Geneva Ministerial Conference

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Today, the WTO has opened the accreditation process for non-governmental organizations (NGOs) wishing to attend the 12th Ministerial Conference, which will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 30 November to 3 December 2021. Online registration
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