maandag 7 maart 2022

WTO: WTO, WHO, WIPO workshop looks at access, use of information resources for COVID-19 response

WTO, WHO, WIPO workshop looks at access, use of information resources for COVID-19 response
Participants from across the world joined a workshop held by the WTO, the World Health Organization (WHO), and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) on accessing and using information resources for the response to COVID-19 on 28 February. The purpose of the workshop was to enhance...
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DDG Ellard discusses WTO reform, challenges facing global trade
At an event organized by Asia House, an independent think tank, on 1 March, Deputy Director-General Angela Ellard provided an overview of possible topics for discussion at the WTO's upcoming 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12). She also discussed WTO reform and the challenges facing global trade.
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DDG Ellard discusses upcoming Ministerial Conference, WTO reform
At an event held by the International Organization of Employers and Business at OECD on 2 March, Deputy Director-General Angela Ellard updated participants on the WTO's upcoming 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12), WTO reform, and the WTO's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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DDG Ellard highlights WTO-ILO collaboration on inclusive trade, opportunities for women
In her opening remarks at the 2 March webinar titled "Gender, Trade and Jobs in COVID Times" organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the WTO, Deputy Director-General Angela Ellard discussed ways in which trade can help create decent jobs and greener economies that offer equal...
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DG Okonjo-Iweala issues statement on Ukraine
Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala issued today (2 March) the following statement on the situation in Ukraine.
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Trade Policy Review: Guyana
The fourth review of the trade policies and practices of Guyana takes place on 2 and 4 March 2022. The basis for the review is a report by the WTO Secretariat and a report by the Government of Guyana.
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DDG González: WTO rulebook instrumental in tackling fraud, weeding out illicit trade
The WTO rulebook plays a crucial role in helping to weed out illicit trade and food fraud, Deputy Director-General Anabel González said at a "WTO Trade Dialogues on Food" webinar held on 3 March. She stressed that with every step the WTO takes to open trade, the WTO reduces the incentives for...
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Japan provides CHF 160,000 to strengthen developing countries' trade skills
Japan has contributed over CHF 160,000 in 2022 to help developing countries and least-developed countries (LDCs) improve their capacity to trade. The contribution to the WTO's Global Trust Fund will finance training workshops aimed at helping government officials improve their negotiating...
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WTO to host Global Supply Chains Forum to explore ways of easing disruptions to trade
The WTO will bring together on 21 March stakeholders from every part of global supply chains to share perspectives on the causes of continued supply chain disruptions and to work together on ways to mitigate their impact on global trade and post-pandemic economic recovery. The forum will be opened...
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International organizations discuss how to ensure rapid delivery, administration of COVID-19 vaccines
The heads of the International Monetary Fund, World Bank Group, World Health Organization and World Trade Organization held high-level consultations with UNICEF, Gavi and CEOs of leading COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers on 1 March 2022 aimed at ensuring the rapid delivery of vaccines to where they...
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