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First meeting held to advance work on trade and environmental sustainability

The first meeting of WTO members taking part in a new initiative aimed at advancing work on trade and environmental sustainability took place virtually on 5 March. Participants outlined their views on what the priority issues for discussion should be …

DG Okonjo-Iweala hits the ground running

Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala finished her first week at the WTO by meeting with ambassadors and groups of members for solutions-oriented conversations aimed at finding ways for the organization to deliver results in 2021 and beyond. She kicked …

DG Okonjo-Iweala hits the ground running

Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala finished her first week at the WTO by meeting with ambassadors and groups of members for solutions-oriented conversations aimed at finding ways for the organization to deliver results in 2021 and beyond. She kicked …

EIMA International 2021, si prepara ad un’edizione green. Dal 19 al 23 ottobre, novità ed …

BOLOGNA – L’edizione 2021 di EIMA International, programmata a Bologna del 19 al 23 ottobre prossimo, sarà più che mai “attuale”. In un contesto …

EIMA International 2021, si prepara ad un’edizione green. Dal 19 al 23 ottobre, novità ed …

BOLOGNA – L’edizione 2021 di EIMA International, programmata a Bologna del 19 al 23 ottobre prossimo, sarà più che mai “attuale”. In un contesto …

EIMA International 2021, si prepara ad un’edizione green. Dal 19 al 23 ottobre, novità ed …

BOLOGNA – L’edizione 2021 di EIMA International, programmata a Bologna del 19 al 23 ottobre prossimo, sarà più che mai “attuale”. In un contesto …

EIMA International 2021, si prepara ad un’edizione green. Dal 19 al 23 ottobre, novità ed …

BOLOGNA – L’edizione 2021 di EIMA International, programmata a Bologna del 19 al 23 ottobre prossimo, sarà più che mai “attuale”. In un contesto …

DDG Wolff: AfCFTA and WTO can help “knit together” Africa in peace and prosperity

Regional and multilateral integration through the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and WTO membership can help to “knit together an African continent that has been forever fragmented,” Deputy Director-General Alan Wolff said on 4 March. Sp…

Talks kick off for Brazil’s accession to government procurement pact

Parties to the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) initiated negotiations on 3 March on Brazil’s accession to the GPA at a virtual meeting of the Committee on Government Procurement. This was the Committee’s first meeting since Brazil circulated in …

WTO members adopt roadmap to review implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement

The WTO Committee on Trade Facilitation on 3 March adopted a roadmap for the first ever review of progress made in implementing the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). Under the Agreement, members committed to review the operation and implementation of…