The government of Bolivia has formally notified the WTO of the country’s need to import COVID-19 vaccines, taking another step towards using flexibilities in WTO intellectual property rules as part of its pandemic response.
A panel of leading experts from government, industry, civil society, academia and intergovernmental organizations will explore the different perspectives on access to medical technologies over the past 25 years at a webinar on 19 May 2021. The event forms part of a series of events to mark the 25th anniversary of the Agreement on Trade-Related […]
The chair of the fisheries subsidies negotiations, Ambassador Santiago Wills of Colombia, introduced on 11 May a new draft text aimed at bringing members closer to agreement ahead of the 15 July meeting of ministers. The text is based on members’ collective work and proposes landing zones to curb harmful fisheries subsidies and ensure the […]
The WTO has launched a new booklet highlighting ten key results from the latest annual review of the Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Agreement. The booklet outlines how WTO members are implementing the Agreement.