April 6, 2023
DDG Ellard urges prompt acceptance of Fisheries Subsidies Agreement, completion of talks
In a keynote address on 6 April at an international forum on “Sustainable Oceans and the G7: Toward the 2023 G7 Sapporo Ministerial Conference on Climate, Energy and Environment”, Deputy Director-General Angela Ellard outlined how the WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies will improve ocean sustainability. She also stressed the Agreement’s significance for the multilateral trading system and what is needed to make the Agreement deliver its benefits. The event was organized by the Ocean Policy Research Institute of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation. The full text of her speech is below.
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