Nearly 300 scientists from six continents have joined together with one voice to urge World Trade Organization members to end harmful fisheries subsidies and protect the ocean’s health.
In WTO’s virtual Ministerial Meeting held on 15 July, 104 ministers and heads of delegation confirmed that the negotiating text on the meeting can be used as the basis for finalizing the agreement. WTO members pledged to conclude the negotiation at or before WTO’s Ministerial Conference in early December.
Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to host a ministerial meeting on 15 July to review the Chair’s new draft consolidated text and move negotiations on fisheries subsidies closer to a conclusion.
Ahead of the WTO’s July ministerial meeting on fisheries subsidies, environmental activists in Seoul urge leaders to reach an agreement.
Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to host a ministerial meeting with aim of concluding fisheries negotiations
Stop Funding Overfishing campaign pushes for world leaders to reach an agreement to end harmful fisheries subsidies as soon as possible
Over 170 organizations urge world leaders to reach a WTO agreement to stop harmful fisheries subsidies as soon as possible.