Bridges Daily Update #1 - Divides Run Deep as Ministers Arrive at Nairobi WTO Meet

December 14, 2015

Trade ministers are arriving in Nairobi, Kenya to begin their latest biennial conference, set to be held from 15-18 December. Whether the WTO meet will indeed be able to yield substantive outcomes is, at this stage, anybody’s guess, given the deep divides that remained across the membership at the end of preparations in Geneva.

 

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Topics: AGRICULTURE NAIROBI MINISTERIAL LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES (LDCS) ELECTRONIC COMMERCE TRADE FACILITATION TRADE-RELATED ASPECTS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS (TRIPS)

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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