WTO MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE 15-18 DECEMBER

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WTO MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE 15-18 DECEMBER
11 Dec 2015

WTO MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE 15-18 DECEMBER

Brussels Daily

wto nairobi kenyaThe WTO’s 10th Ministerial Conference will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 15 to 18 December 2015. It will be chaired by Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Amina Mohamed.

How the Conference is organized

The Conference will be opened on 15 December by Kenya’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta. During the opening session, the Conference will also be addressed by the Chair of the Conference Amina Mohamed, Director-General Roberto Azevêdo and the Chair of the General Council, Fernando de Mateo.

The Vice-Chairs of the Conference are Mr Alexander Mora (Costa Rica), Mr Carlo Calenda (Italy) and Mr Gregory L. Domingo (Philippines). At the end of the opening session, the Conference Chair will propose the adoption of the agenda.

The plenary sessions begin on 16 December. These provide an opportunity for ministers to make prepared statements. A special ceremony will be held on 16 December for the WTO accession of Liberia and on 17 December for the accession of Afghanistan.

The closing session will be held on 18 December.

 

Documents

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Background Briefing Notes

 

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