At the #LDC5 Conference held this week in Doha, the WTO co-organized with @UNCTAD and @UNOHRLLS a session on LDC trade priorities over the next decade. Here is a snapshot of Pedro Manuel Moreno's remarks at the session. 👇 Find out more here: #WTOatLDC5
Deadline for applying to the WTO Training on Trade and Gender extended to 20 March#Tradeforwomen
Members met today for the sixth meeting of the Working Party on the Accession of #Uzbekistan . Jamshid Khodjayev, Deputy Prime Minister and Chair of the Inter-Agency Commission on WTO Accession summarizes the main highlights of the meeting. For the latest:
Ambassador George Mina of Australia highlighted the role of the WTO in contributing to global efforts to combat plastic pollution. @AusWTO #WTOPlastics #TradeandEnvironment
Happening now at the WTO: Informal Dialogue on Plastics Pollution and Environmentally Sustainable Plastics Trade. 👉 More on the Dialogue:
ICYM: Here is what you need to know about least-developed countries in the WTO. Find out about the WTO's participation in the #LDC5 Conference that took place from 5 to 9 March in Doha, Qatar. 👉
WTO members discuss contribution of Services Council to implementing MC12 outcomes #ServicesTrade
Application opens for online workshop on WTO Agreement on Government Procurement #WTOGPA
Happening now: The Informal Working Group on MSMEs meets to go over their work programme for 2023. The group aims to explore ways to better support micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises' participation in global trade. Learn more: WTO | Small business and trade #MSMEs
The WTO has a key role to play in helping LDCs achieve the Doha Programme of Action, said DDG @xiangchen_zhang at the #LDC5 Conference held this week in Doha. In particular, the outcomes achieved by members at the 12th Ministerial Conference. More here:
BREAKING: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala from Nigeria is appointed as the next WTODirector-General. Dr. Okonjo-Iweala makes history as the first woman and the first African to lead the WTO. Her term starts on the 1st of March 2021. More details soon. #WTODG @NOIweala
Welcome to Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala@NOIweala on her first day as WTODirector-General! She makes history as the first woman and first African to take up this post.
Trade is a force for good, and properly harnessed can help lift millions out of poverty and bring shared prosperity. The role of @wto is more vital than ever. Let’s fight for a WTO that works for all.
“We have been engaged in an unfair relationship with China for a long time. They have reneged on the commitments they made to the WTO, particularly around intellectual property.” Carly Fiorina@MariaBartiromo
While Japan and South Korea would like us to go back into TPP, I don’t like the deal for the United States. Too many contingencies and no way to get out if it doesn’t work. Bilateral deals are far more efficient, profitable and better for OUR workers. Look how bad WTO is to U.S.