• 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...
  • 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.
  • 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...
WTO Talks Begin on US-India Breakthrough
New Horizons in Services Trade Governance
¿Un paso a favor de la biodiversidad?

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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...
20 November 2014
Discussions at the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP) resolved some long-standing differences last week that, observers say, could advance both the preparations for two upcoming international conferences as well as a long-...
19 November 2014
Na última semana, China e Estados Unidos alcançaram um acordo histórico para redução das emissões de gases do efeito estufa. Pelo acordo, a China compromete-se a aumentar para 20% a participação de fontes renováveis em sua matriz energética até 2030. Por sua vez, os Estados Unidos concordaram com...
19 November 2014
Договоренности, достигнутые лидерами «Большой двадцатки» в Брисбене, могут стать ключевыми для дальнейшего развития многосторонней торговой системы. В заключительном коммюнике страны «двадцатки» обязались сотрудничать с целью обеспечения роста, устойчивого экономического развития, создания рабочих...
18 November 2014
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 que pretende dotar de fuerza al tercer pilar del Convenio sobre Diversidad Biológica sobre la distribución justa y...
18 November 2014
US President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday pledged US$3 billion and US$1.5 billion respectively to a multilateral fund geared towards helping developing economies scale up low-carbon growth models. “Along with other nations that have pledged support, we’ll help...
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17 November 2014
印度和美国宣布,双方在世贸组织(WTO)框架下就粮食储备问题所陷入的僵局已经被解决。

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

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