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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.

More about the Aid for Trade Global Review:
https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/devel_e/a4t_e/gr19_e/gr19programme_e.htm

More on the negotiations:
https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/rulesneg_e/fish_e/fish_e.htm

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