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Azevêdo: WTO reform is already happening

At a meeting of the full WTO membership on 19 July, Director-General Roberto Azevêdo reported on the debate about reform of the WTO. He said that discussions focused on three areas: addressing issues in the Dispute Settlement System, including the impa…

Veicoli agricoli: dove comprarli e per cosa utilizzarli

Le grandi aziende presentano le proprie offerte più innovative nelle fiere di settore: in Italia le più importanti sono l’Eima di Bologna e la Fiera della …

Veicoli agricoli: dove comprarli e per cosa utilizzarli

Le grandi aziende presentano le proprie offerte più innovative nelle fiere di settore: in Italia le più importanti sono l’Eima di Bologna e la Fiera della …

New book highlights key outcomes from WTO Ministerial Conferences

A new book containing all the key results from WTO Ministerial Conferences since the organization was established in 1995 was unveiled at the WTO on 18 July. Spanning 11 Ministerial Conferences held between 1996 and 2017, “WTO Ministerial Conferences: …

DG Azevêdo welcomes progress in discussions on investment facilitation

Speaking at a meeting of the Structured Discussions on Investment Facilitation for Development on 18 July, Director-General Roberto Azevêdo welcomed the progress made in the talks to date and commended participants for advancing in an open, transparent…

The world is off-track to meet most food and agriculture-related Sustainable Development Goals

The world is off track to meet most of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets linked to hunger, food security and nutrition, according to a FAO report released today.

WTO members prepare for intensified fisheries subsidies negotiations in September

At the 8-12 July meetings on fisheries subsidies of the Negotiating Group on Rules, WTO members endorsed working papers and the schedule of meetings for September to December in preparation for intensifying work for the rest of the year. Heads of WTO m…

STDF responding to needs of developing countries in building SPS capacity, evaluation says

The Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) is responding to the needs of developing countries by improving their capacity to meet sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) standards and to unlock trade opportunities, according to an independent evaluat…

WTO launches “Trading for Impact“’ video contest

The WTO is inviting young people to take part in a video contest aimed at showcasing their stories, hopes and aspirations for world trade. The winners will be announced at the WTO’s Public Forum to be held from 8 to 11 October in Geneva. All videos mus…