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WTO chief calls for solutions ahead of Nairobi conference

Published on September 24, 2015

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) director general Roberto Azevêdo has called for solutions to the remaining issues of the Doha Development Agenda ahead of the 10th Ministerial Conference scheduled for December 15-18 in Nairobi, Kenya. 

The potential emerging deliverables for the Nairobi conference include LDC and development outcomes on export competition in agriculture, and a number of provisions to improve transparency in several issues being negotiated, Azevêdo said.

“The view emerging from many of the meetings in which I have participated is that a set of deliverables is within reach which has the potential to make the Ministerial Conference a success and to help us move our work forward. And, crucially, there is the common view that those deliverables should have development and LDC issues at their heart,” he said. Read more. Source | New Times