November 28, 2022

Australia pledges AUD 2 million to WTO Fisheries Funding Mechanism

The Government of Australia has pledged AUD 2 million (approximately CHF 1.3 million) to the WTO Fisheries Funding Mechanism to help developing and least-developed countries implement the landmark Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies adopted at the 12th Ministerial Conference in June. The contribution was announced at a 22 November meeting in Canberra, Australia, between WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Australia’s Minister for Trade and Tourism, Senator the Hon Don Farrell, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator the Hon Murray Watt and Assistant Minister for Trade, Senator the Hon Tim Ayres.

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