Bridges Negotiation Briefing: A Guide to the WTO’s Tenth Ministerial Conference

Volume
19,
Number
42
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10 December 2015
10 December 2015
Within a matter of days, trade ministers will gather together in the Kenyan capital city of Nairobi for the WTO’s Tenth Ministerial Conference, marking the first time that the global trade body’s highest-level meeting will be held in sub-Saharan Africa. The occasion will also allow for a...
10 December 2015
As WTO members prepare for the global trade body’s tenth ministerial conference in Nairobi, Kenya, agricultural trade issues are – once again – central to negotiators’ concerns. With rules on farm trade remaining essentially untouched now for over two decades, many countries would like to see much...
10 December 2015
As trade delegates gear up for the WTO’s Tenth Ministerial Conference in Nairobi, Kenya – the first such meeting to ever be held in Africa – expectations are high that the conference will, at least, deliver concrete progress on a development-oriented package for the organisation's poorest members...
10 December 2015
The past year has seen a resurgence of activity in the WTO’s “rules negotiations,” as various members of the global trade body revived debates on how to boost disciplines relating to anti-dumping duties, subsidies and countervailing measures, fisheries subsidies, and regional trade agreements (RTAs...