World Video | Defence | Foreign Affairs | Natural Events | Trade | NZ in World News | NZ National News Video | NZ Regional News | Search

 


General Council: WTO chairpersons for 2005

General Council: WTO chairpersons for 2005

The WTO General Council today (15 February) noted the consensus on the following slate of names of chairpersons for WTO Bodies:

Chairpersons of WTO Bodies — 2005

General Council H.E. Ms. Amina Chawahir MOHAMED (Kenya)

Dispute Settlement Body H.E. Mr. Eirik GLENNE (Norway)

Trade Policy Review Body H.E. Mr. Don STEPHENSON (Canada)

Council for Trade in Goods H.E. Mr. Vesa Tapani HIMANEN (Finland)

Council for Trade in Services H.E. Ms. Claudia URIBE (Colombia)
Council for TRIPS H.E. Mr. CHOI Hyuck (Korea)

Committee on Trade and Environment H.E. Mr. Shree Baboo Chekitan SERVANSING (Mauritius)

Committee on Trade and Development H.E. Mr. Gomi THARAKA SENADHIRA (Sri Lanka)

Committee on Balance-of-Payments Restrictions Mr. Víctor ECHEVARRÍA UGARTE (Spain)

Committee on Regional Trade Agreements H.E. Mr. Ronald SABORÍO SOTO (Costa Rica)

Committee on Budget, Finance and Administration Mr. Jan-Meinte POSTMA (Netherlands)

Working Group on Trade and Transfer of Technology H.E. Mr. Manuel Antonio J. TEEHANKEE (Philippines)

Working Group on Trade, Debt and Finance H.E. Mr. KWERONDA-RUHEMBA (Uganda)

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
World Headlines

 

At The UN: Paris Climate Agreement Moves Closer To Entry Into Force

The Paris Agreement on climate change moved closer toward entering into force in 2016 as 31 more countries joined the agreement today at a special event hosted by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. More>>

ALSO:

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The End Game In Spain (And Other World News)

The coverage of international news seems almost entirely dependent on a random selection of whatever some overseas news agency happens to be carrying overnight... Here are a few interesting international stories that have largely flown beneath the radar this past week. More>>

Amnesty/Human Rights Watch: Appalling Abuse, Neglect Of Refugees On Nauru

Refugees and asylum seekers on Nauru, most of whom have been held there for three years, routinely face neglect by health workers and other service providers who have been hired by the Australian government, as well as frequent unpunished assaults by local Nauruans. More>>

ALSO:

Other Australian Detention

Gordon Campbell: On The Censorship Havoc In South Africa’s State Broadcaster

Demands have included an order to staff that there should be no further negative news about the country’s President Jacob Zuma, and SABC camera operators responsible for choosing camera angles that have allegedly made the President ‘look shorter’ were to be retrained... More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On A Bad Week For Malcolm Turnbull, And The Queen

Malcolm Turnbull’s immediate goal – mere survival – is still within his grasp... In every other respect though, this election has been a total disaster for the Liberals. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Bidding Bye Bye To Boris

Boris Johnson’s exit from the contest for Conservative Party leadership supports the conspiracy theory that he never really expected the “Leave” option to win the referendum – and he has no intention now of picking up the poisoned chalice that managing the outcome will entail... More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
World
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news