Aid for trade: oceans and fisheries subsidies

For Peter Thomson, UN Envoy for the Oceans, of all issues affecting the oceans today, harmful Fisheries Subsidies is one that can be fixed easily. Director-General Roberto Azevêdo considers that getting an agreement to limit harmful subsidies will be a “critical important test for our capacity to deliver on the multilateral track”. They were keynote speakers at a session about economic diversification and the blue economy held as part of the Aid for Trade Global Review, in Geneva, on 4 July.

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