News from abroad

News from a selection of international sources.

  • February 14, 2019
    DG Azevêdo in Mozambique: the trading system must support...
    Director-General Roberto Azevêdo was in Maputo, Mozambique, today (14 February), where he met President Filipe Nyusi. They discussed how...
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  • February 13, 2019
    TRIPS Council launches new notification system, discusses incentives for...
    The WTO Secretariat announced the launch of a new TRIPS notification submission system, an optional online tool for members...
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  • February 13, 2019
    WTO issues call for papers for 2019 Essay Award...
    The WTO has issued a call for young economists to submit papers for the 2019 WTO Essay Award. The...
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  • February 13, 2019
    WTO issues call for papers for 2019 Essay Award...
    The WTO has issued a call for young economists to submit papers for the 2019 WTO Essay Award. The...
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  • February 12, 2019
    Members discuss progress and assistance on Trade Facilitation Agreement’s...
    WTO members took stock of progress in implementing the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) at the 12-13 February meeting of...
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  • February 12, 2019
    DG Azevêdo: Food safety crucial in achieving the 2030...
    Speaking at a conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 12 February 2018, entitled “The First FAO/WHO/AU International Food Safety...
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  • February 11, 2019
    DDG Wolff welcomes participants to two-week Seminar on WTO...
    Deputy Director-General Alan Wolff welcomed 29 participants from 15 acceding governments attending the first Seminar on WTO Accession Rules...
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  • February 8, 2019
    DG Azevêdo meets with members of the UN Working...
    Director-General Roberto Azevêdo received today at the WTO Mr. Surya Deva, Ms. Anita Ramasastry, Ms. Elzbieta Karska and Mr....
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  • February 8, 2019
    Arbitrator issues decision in dispute between Korea and US...
    On 8 February 2019, a WTO arbitrator issued a decision on the level of trade suspension Korea may request...
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  • February 7, 2019
    DG Azevêdo welcomes the 2019 cohort of WTO young...
    Director-General Roberto Azevêdo welcomed the third cohort of WTO young professionals on 6 February. The 13 participants of the...
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  • February 6, 2019
    Members welcome Global Review of Aid for Trade preparations
    WTO members discussed preparations for the Aid for Trade (Aft) Global Review and implementation activities at the 6 February...
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  • February 1, 2019
    Advanced Trade Policy Course begins in Geneva
    Twenty-seven participants from around the world are attending the two-month Advanced Trade Policy Course (ATPC) from 28 January to...
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