WTO Members Prepare for Next Chapter in Fisheries Negotiations

20 July 2017 – Negotiators at the WTO “rules negotiating group” have been examining an influx of new and updated proposals to establish WTO disciplines on harmful fisheries subsidies over the past weeks, as they prepare to enter the next stage of talks for a potential deal at the WTO ministerial conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, later this year. The push for a deal on fisheries subsidies, while not new in the WTO context, has taken on renewed energy in light of the political momentum generated by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Read the full article on the ICTSD website.