CTD Special Session Suspended Over Inability To Agree On Report

Volume
6,
Number
27
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17 July 2002
17 July 2002
With time winding down on the initial phase of the Committee on Trade and Development's review of special and differential treatment (S&D), Member delegates met informally on 10 and 16 July with the hope of bridging some of the gaps that still remained prior to the 17 July formal session. With...
17 July 2002
The second meeting of the WTO's Working Group on Trade, Debt and Finance convened on 11 and 12 July, spending the majority of its time hearing reports from a number of regional and international agencies on the linkages between trade and finance. In addition to hearing these reports, the body...
17 July 2002
European Commission Presents Plans For Radical CAP Reform EU Agriculture Commissioner Franz Fischler on 10 July outlined to the European Parliament (EP) plans to reform the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) by shifting income support away from producing surpluses and towards meeting tough...
17 July 2002
The WTO Negotiating Group on Rules resumed its session (see BRIDGES Weekly , 10 July 2002) on 10 July to discuss regional trade agreements (RTAs), with three new proposals tabled by the EC (TN/RL/W/14), Australia (TN/RL/W/15) and Chile (TN/RL/W/16) (searchable at http://docsonline.wto.org ). On the...
17 July 2002
Services: Members Adopt Timeframe For Negotiating ESM; Government Procurement And Subsidies WTO Members met on 15 July in the Working Party on GATS (General Agreement on Trade in Services) Rules (WPGR) where they preliminarily adopted a work programme for negotiating a possible emergency safeguard...
17 July 2002
For a more comprehensive list of events in trade and sustainable development, please refer to ICTSD's web calendar at: http://ictsd.iisd.org/cal/index.htm . ICTSD Event: 24 July 2002, 09:00 - 11:00, Rooms 2 & 5, International Environment House, Geneva: INFORMAL ICTSD CAFÉ & CROISSANTS...
17 July 2002
If you have a relevant resource (books, papers, bulletins, etc.) you would like to see announced in this section, please forward a copy for review by the BRIDGES staff to Hugo Cameron, hcameron@ictsd.ch . Submissions of...
17 July 2002
EU Announces 'Positive Agenda' On Trade For Rio +10 In a press release issued on 2 July outlining its priorities for the upcoming World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg, the EU announced that it was aiming at fashioning "ways and means" to build upon progress made in trade...
17 July 2002
WTO In Brief US Favours 'End-Use' Over 'Process' Approach In Environmental Goods Talks In a 3 July submission to the WTO Negotiating Group on Market Access and the Committee on Trade and Environment, the US advocated the need for the WTO to come up with its own list defining the scope of...