The facilitators (Ambassador Gabriel Duque of Colombia, Ambassador Harald Neple of Norway and Ambassador Stephen Karau of Kenya) prepared this text at the request of members, after an intensive period of consultations on the shape, structure and content of a potential Ministerial Declaration. The facilitators used textual proposals made by members to develop their draft. At the request of members, they also excluded the most contentious issues from their draft, leaving them to be addressed via a separate process.
The Director-General asked members to take time to consider the document over the coming days before discussing it in detail at a meeting of all members on Wednesday 2 December. He stressed that the document was a draft for consideration. He said: Read more. Source | WTO