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Lamy hails ICC's World Trade Agenda initiative

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----- ENGLISH VERSION -----

LAMY HAILS ICCS WORLD TRADE AGENDA INITIATIVE
Director-General Pascal Lamy, during a briefing by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) on its World Trade Agenda initiative at the WTO on 6 December 2012, said "with the Doha Round as a package at an impasse and political energy for international initiatives at a low ebb, a strong push by business is needed if we are to successfully deter protectionism and infuse trade policy with new energy and vigour."
Speech: http://www.wto.org/english/news_e/sppl_e/sppl259_e.htm

NEXT AID FOR TRADE REVIEW TO HIGHLIGHT CONSTRAINTS IN CONNECTING TO VALUE CHAINS”LAMY
Director-General Pascal Lamy, in opening the FERDI, ITC and World Bank Workshop on Aid for Trade at the WTO headquarters on 6 December 2012, expressed the hope that the Fourth Global Review of Aid for Trade next year will "highlight the main constraints which firms in developing countries face in connecting to value chains and the support that is being provided to address the constraints".
Speech: http://www.wto.org/english/news_e/sppl_e/sppl260_e.htm

COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT APPROVES OBSERVERSHIP FOR VIET NAM
The Committee on Government Procurement, on 5 December 2012, approved a request by Viet Nam for observer status. The decision brings to 26 governments the total number of observers to the plurilateral Government Procurement Agreement (GPA).
News item: http://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news12_e/gpro_05dec12_e.htm

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M. LAMY SALUE LINITIATIVE WORLD TRADE AGENDA DE LA CCI
à une séance dinformation de la Chambre de commerce internationale (CCI) sur son initiative World Trade Agenda qui a eu lieu à lOMC le 6 décembre 2012, le Directeur général, M. Pascal Lamy, a dit que, "vu que la négociation du Cycle de Doha en tant que négociation portant sur un ensemble indivisible se trouve dans une impasse et que, au niveau politique, lénergie manque pour des initiatives internationales, une forte impulsion du monde des entreprises est nécessaire, si nous voulons dissuader efficacement les pays de recourir au protectionnisme et insuffler une nouvelle énergie et de la vigueur à la politique commerciale."
Discours: http://www.wto.org/french/news_f/sppl_f/sppl259_f.htm (temporairement en anglais)

LE PROCHAIN EXAMEN DE LAIDE POUR LE COMMERCE DEVRAIT METTRE EN AVANT LES DIFFICULTÉS RENCONTRÉES PAR LES PAYS PAUVRES POUR SE CONNECTER AUX CHAÎNES DE VALEUR ” M. LAMY
Lors de louverture de latelier de la FERDI, de lITC et de la Banque mondiale sur lAide pour le commerce qui a eu lieu au siège de lOMC le 6 décembre 2012, le Directeur général, M. Pascal Lamy, a dit espérer que le quatrième Examen global de lAide pour le commerce, lan prochain, "mettrait en avant les principales difficultés rencontrées par les entreprises des pays en développement pour se connecter aux chaînes de valeur et le soutien fourni pour remédier à ces problèmes".
Discours: http://www.wto.org/french/news_f/sppl_f/sppl260_f.htm (temporairement en anglais)

LE COMITÉ DES MARCHÉS PUBLICS ACCORDE AU VIET NAM LE STATUT DOBSERVATEUR.
Le 5 décembre 2012, le Comité des marchés publics a accepté la demande de statut dobservateur présentée par le Viet Nam. Cette décision porte à 26 le nombre total dobservateurs dans le cadre de lAccord plurilatéral sur les marchés publics (AMP).
Nouvelle: http://www.wto.org/french/news_f/news12_f/gpro_05dec12_f.htm (temporairement en anglais)

----- VERSIÓN ESPAÑOLA -----

LAMY ELOGIA LA INICIATIVA "WORLD TRADE AGENDA" DE LA CCI
Con ocasión de la presentación por la Cámara de Comercio Internacional (CCI) de su iniciativa "World Trade Agenda"en la OMC, el 6 de diciembre de 2012, el Director General Pascal Lamy dijo que "ahora que la negociación de los elementos de la Ronda de Doha como un todo está en un punto muerto y que ha decaído la energía política para respaldar iniciativas internacionales, es necesario un fuerte impulso de las empresas si queremos conseguir vencer el proteccionismo e infundir nuevamente energía y vigor a las políticas comerciales".
Discurso: http://www.wto.org/spanish/news_s/sppl_s/sppl259_s.htm (de momento sólo en inglés)

EL PRÓXIMO EXAMEN DE LA AYUDA PARA EL COMERCIO DEBERÍA PERMITIR PONER DE RELIEVE LAS DIFICULTADES CON QUE TROPIEZAN LOS PAÍSES POBRES PARA CONECTARSE A LAS CADENAS DE VALOR ” LAMY
En la inauguración del Taller sobre la Ayuda para el Comercio organizado por la FERDI, el ITC y el Banco Mundial en la OMC el 6 de diciembre de 2012, el Director General Pascal Lamy dijo que esperaba que el Cuarto Examen Global de la Ayuda para el Comercio, que tendrá lugar el año próximo, permitiera "poner de relieve las principales dificultades con que tropiezan las empresas de los países en desarrollo para conectarse a las cadenas de valor , así como la ayuda que se está prestando para resolver esas dificultades".
Discurso: http://www.wto.org/spanish/news_s/sppl_s/sppl260_s.htm (de momento sólo en inglés)

EL COMITÉ DE CONTRATACIÓN PÚBLICA ACEPTA OTORGAR LA CONDICIÓN DE OBSERVADOR A VIET NAM
El 5 de diciembre de 2012, el Comité de Contratación Pública aprobó la solicitud de la condición de observador presentada por Viet Nam. En total, 26 gobiernos tienen ahora esa condición en el Acuerdo plurilateral sobre Contratación Pública (ACP).
Noticia: http://www.wto.org/spanish/news_s/news12_s/gpro_05dec12_s.htm (de momento sólo en inglés)

ENDS

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