• This conference will highlight several issues that are at the forefront of the role that services are playing in the 21st century world economy. In various panel discussions, experts will present findings from selected chapters in a forthcoming Research Handbook on Services Trade to be published by Edward Elgar.
  • Trade negotiators in Geneva are set to meet today to begin WTO consultations aimed at “multilateralising” a US-India deal on farm subsidy rules and advancing the implementation of a separate pact...
  • La entrada en vigor del Protocolo de Nagoya el pasado 12 de octubre representa un paso a favor de la protección de la biodiversidad global. No obstante, el instrumento internacional no está exento de...
New Horizons in Services Trade Governance
WTO Talks Begin on US-India Breakthrough
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G20
24 November 2014
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EU
24 November 2014
欧盟日前同摩尔多瓦达成联系国协议,这对于摩尔多瓦的发展具有深远意义。但欧盟担心俄罗斯可能就该问题进行干涉并随之引发冲突。
24 November 2014
A multilateral fund geared towards helping poor countries tackle the negative impacts of climate change and transition to low-carbon growth models has received a flurry of financial pledges in the final weeks ahead of the annual UN climate talks. A total of US$9.3 billion was put forward last...
23 November 2014
Комплекс проблем, с которыми столкнулась современная Россия – как в результате обострения международной напряженности и санкций, так и вследствие действия долгосрочных негативных тенденций, – заставляет Правительство России корректировать свой экономический курс и искать пути выхода из кризиса...
20 November 2014
A reaproximação diplomática entre Brasil e Estados Unidos adquiriu novo impulso nesta última semana. Em reunião do Conselho Empresarial Brasil-Estados Unidos (CEBEU), oficiais do governo e representantes do setor privado declararam-se favoráveis à retomada das relações comerciais bilaterais. O...
20 November 2014
Trade negotiators in Geneva are set to meet today to begin WTO consultations aimed at “multilateralising” a US-India deal on farm subsidy rules and advancing the implementation of a separate pact aimed at easing customs procedures, officials have said. WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo is...
20 November 2014
This past weekend, leaders from the G-20 coalition of major advanced and emerging economies unveiled a collection of “national growth plans” which combined, they say, will yield a 2.1 percent in growth over the group’s GDP above current trajectories by 2018, and a 0.5 percent increase for non-G-20...
20 November 2014
The European Parliament voted last week to ratify its Association Agreement and trade deal with Moldova, in a move that observers say will likely heighten tensions between the EU and Russia, already under strain over the Ukrainian crisis. The news comes as Brussels and Moscow continue to disagree...

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Date period: 
24-25
NOV
2014
Geneva, Switzerland
Date period: 
25-26
NOV
2014
Organised by
ICTSD, WTI
World Trade Organisation, Room S1
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Global
Date period: 
1-12
DEC
2014
Organised by
UNFCCC
Lima, Peru

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Founded in 1996, ICTSD is an independent non-profit organization based in Geneva, Switzerland

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ICTSD creates opportunities for dialogue that bring new voices and perspectives into policy debates

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we work

ICTSD facilitates interaction among policymakers and influencers to implement policy frameworks on sustainable trade

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ICTSD has played a unique role in pursuing sustainable development objectives in the context of trade and economic policy