Trade Sanctions Are Still Operating During the Pandemic

Trade sanctions are still operating during the pandemic. The United States and other countries impose comprehensive economic and trade embargoes or more targeted sanctions on countries considered “bad actors” by the United Nations or individual countries. Small...

WTO 10th Ministerial Conference: The Nairobi Package on Agriculture

The World Trade Organization (WTO) 10th Ministerial Conference was held, for the first time in WTO history, in Africa – Nairobi, Kenya. Scheduled for December 15-18, 2015, extending discussions for a fifth day allowed the Ministers to reach consensus on the Nairobi...

The Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation

One of the sessions held at the 2015 WTO Public Forum pre-launched the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation. The Alliance is a public-private partnership being established to support successful implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement. The WTO Trade...