Posts Tagged World Trade Organization (WTO)

More Trade News in Brief – Week 23 (3 – 10 June 2013)

 
* EU: Latvia is Ready to Adopt Euro
 
The European Commission concludes that Latvia has achieved the economical level convergence with the euro area and proposes that the Council decide on Latvia’s adoption of the euro as from 1 January 2014.
 
The European Central Bank (ECB) Convergence Report 2013 on Latvia can be found following the link.
 
Please check here and here.
 
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* WTO – The Final Lap of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Accession
 
The bilateral negotiations for the Bosnia and Herzegovina’s World Trade Organization (WTO) membership are expected to complete by the 9th Ministerial Conference in December 2013.
 
Follow the link for more.
 
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* ISO: Consumer Product Safety – Guidelines for Suppliers
 
ISO published a guideline on how to assess and manage risk to supply safe products to the consumer: ISO 10377:2013, Consumer product safety – Guidelines for suppliers.

Kindly check the new standard here.

 

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More Trade News in Brief – Week 19 (6 – 12 May 2013)

 
* WTO – New Trade Monitoring Database
 
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has launched new trade monitoring database provides detailed information on trade measures implemented by WTO members and observers.
 
Read more following the link.
 
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* UAE Rejoined WTO
 
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has rejoined the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) after 26 years of having left the entity
 
Check here.
 

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More Trade News in Brief – Week 6 (4 – 10 February 2013)

 
* WHO, WIPO, WTO – Medical Technologies and Innovation
 
5 February 2013
 
The World Health Organization (WHO), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and World Trade Organization (WTO) released the “Promoting Access to Medical Technologies and Innovation: Intersections between Public Health, Intellectual Property and Trade”.
 
Find more about this study here.
 
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) - Logo                       World Health Organization (WHO) - Logo                  World Trade Organization (WTO) - Logo
  
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* Turkey – Mauritius Signed FTA
 
7 February 2013
 
Turkey and Mauritius signed a free trade agreement (FTA). Check here.
 
Read more about the Turkey’s FTA’s here.
 

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Handling International Trade Litigation

3 May 2012, Geneva
 
Experts and delegates from the 26 developing countries discuss their experiences and explore real-life challenges in litigation on an event co-organized by the World Trade Organization (WTO), International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) and Advisory Centre on WTO Law (ACWL).
 
The International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization, working on the international trade system and sustainable development by sharing information and knowledge and promoting dialogue among a broad range of actors.
 
The Advisory Centre on WTO Law advises developing and least-developed countries on all issues relating to WTO law, including free legal advice in general or at discounted rates on WTO dispute settlement.
 
 For more information please refer to:
 
WTO – www.wto.org/disputes
– www.wto.org/technicalcooperation
 
ICTSD – ictsd.org/dsu
– http://ictsd.org/i/events/dialogues/132040/
 
ACWL – http://www.acwl.ch/e/training/training.html
– http://www.acwl.ch/e/disputes/dispute.html

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