WTO Members Return to Geneva, Hoping to Bridge TFA Gap
The WTO seal products ruling and beyond
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15 September 2014
As of Sunday, new trade controls were adopted in relation to the trade of five shark species and all manta rays, among some of the most commercially valuable marine species. The new rules, put in place by through the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (...
12 September 2014
ЕС и Украина планируют провести синхронную ратификацию Соглашения об ассоциации 16 сентября 2014 года. Сообщение об этом было опубликовано 11 сентября на Правительственном портале органов исполнительной власти Украины. По словам Президента Европейского парламента Мартина Шульца, сейчас...
11 September 2014
Realizado em São Paulo entre 8 e 10 de setembro, o Congresso Mundial de Resíduos Sólidos reuniu mais de mil especialistas de 68 países para a apresentação de trabalhos e debates sobre o tema. Em meio às discussões, um importante desafio para os próximos anos: a falta de acesso a serviços de coleta...
11 September 2014
A la espera se encuentra la comunidad internacional respecto a las medidas que adoptará la Unión Europea (UE) en relación a la resolución del Órgano de Apelación en la disputa sobre el comercio de productos derivados de focas. Se trata de un fallo ambiguo, el cual ha llamado la atención de algunos...
10 September 2014
A flurry of meetings is scheduled for the coming weeks as WTO members – having now returned to Geneva following their annual August break – try to pick up the pieces after missing a key implementation deadline this past July. The 31 July missed deadline was for adopting a “Protocol of Amendment,”...
10 September 2014
Energy ministers from the 21-nation Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) alliance gathered last week in Beijing, China, in a bid to ramp up commitments around energy cooperation in the region. The 11th APEC Energy Ministerial Meeting held from 2-3 September, part of a series of technical events...
8 September 2014
Переговорные команды сторон подошли к заключительному раунду переговоров с хорошими результатами и продолжают усиленно работать, чтобы в ходе предстоящей встречи окончательно согласовать проект соглашения о расширенном партнерстве и сотрудничестве. Парафирование соглашения запланировано на осень...
8 September 2014
Быстрые и далеко идущие изменения наблюдаются в области глобальной инновации и защиты прав интеллектуальной собственности. Обсуждению этих изменений и их возможных последствий для международного сотрудничества будет посвящена серия мероприятий, которые планирует провести ICTSD (МЦТУР). Первое...
8 September 2014
Entre os dias 2 e 4 de setembro, o Brasil sediou seminário regional a respeito da adoção e regulação da Convenção de Minamata , tratado multilateral que dispõe sobre a exploração e o consumo do mercúrio. O evento em Brasília reuniu dez países sul-americanos, que discutiram os aspectos locais da...
8 September 2014
Financial commitments of up to US$1.9 billion were pledged across almost 300 sustainable development partnerships last week at a UN gathering focused on small islands. Over one-third of these partnerships were unveiled for the first time at the event. The four-day international meet held in Apia,...

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