Inching Towards Compromise On Medicines After Sydney Mini-Ministerial

Volume
6,
Number
40
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20 November 2002
20 November 2002
On 19 November, the Chairman of the WTO Council for Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs) released draft legal language for a decision by the General Council on the implementation of paragraph 6 of the Doha Declaration on the TRIPs Agreement and Public Health. The release of...
20 November 2002
In discussions at the 18-20 and 22 November special (negotiating) session of the WTO Committee on Agriculture (CoA), several countries voiced their concern over whether Members would be able to come up with finalised negotiating modalities by end-March 2003, as provided for in the Doha Ministerial...
20 November 2002
At a 13 November meeting of the special session of the WTO's Dispute Settlement Body (DSB), Mexico presented a proposal for the review of the Dispute Settlement Understanding (DSU), the WTO agreement outlining procedures for settlement of disputes between Members. The proposal addresses what Mexico...
20 November 2002
NEW STUDY QUESTIONS US CONNECTION TO KYOTO IN THE WTO On 15 November, the US Council for International Business (USCIB), a US industry group, released a study questioning the compatibility of WTO rules with the Kyoto protocol on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Based on statements by the EU,...
20 November 2002
These recently released WTO documents of note from a sustainable development perspective are available on the WTO website at: http://docsonline.wto.org/ . IMPLEMENTATION OF ARTICLE 66.2 OF THE TRIPS AGREEMENT: INFORMATION FROM DEVELOPED COUNTRY MEMBERS (IP/C/W/388). 12 November. Council for Trade-...
20 November 2002
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20 November 2002
CONSERVATIONISTS MAKE HEADWAY AT CITES CONFERENCE The UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) wrapped up its 12th Conference of the Parties (COP-12) on 15 November in Santiago, Chile. The conference attained mixed results according to some...
20 November 2002
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