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2003 Press Releases

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17.12.03 Denmark donates another 600,000 Swiss francs for WTO technical assistance
09.12.03 Switzerland contributes a total of 1.5 million Swiss francs to WTO technical assistance
21.11.03 The Netherlands donates 1.4 million euro to WTO technical assistance
21.11.03 Supachai welcomes support from leaders of IMF and World Bank
07.11.03 WTO appoints new Appellate Body Member and reappoints three existing Members
06.11.03 Harbinson will give up Agriculture Committee Chair
05.11.03 Supachai: sluggish trade growth calls for urgent pick up of stalled trade talks
24.10.03 WTO Secretariat reports significant decline in new anti-dumping investigations
22.10.03 France contributes 100,000 euros to WTO technical cooperation
22.10.03 Norway donates 6 million Norwegian Kroner to DDA Fund
13.09.03 Belgium donates 2 million euro to WTO technical assistance
11.09.03 Ambition achieved as ministers seal Cambodia and Nepal membership deals
Press release for Cambodia
Press release for Nepal
11.09.03 WTO and the ACP sign agreement on technical assistance
11.09.03 Austria contributes 310.000 Swiss francs to WTO technical assistance
11.09.03 WTO disputes overtake 300 mark
10.09.03 Mexican Government, WTO Secretariat express regret at death in Cancún
10.09.03 WTO, UNIDO to work together on trade-related technical assistance
04.09.03 WTO Members agree on ways to boost least-developed countries’ participation in services negotiations
30.08.03 Decision removes final patent obstacle to cheap drug imports
25.08.03 Italy to contribute 1.55 million Swiss francs to WTO technical assistance
14.08.03 World Trade Report 2003
17.07.03 Spain to contribute 230,000 Swiss francs to WTO technical assistance
14.07.03 Agencies to step up trade assistance to LDCs
19.06.03 WTO Director-General establishes a Consultative Board on the future of the multilateral trading system
04.06.03 Supachai supports Group of Eight consensus on Doha Development Agenda
28.05.03 WTO chief urges governments to find way forward in negotiations on DSU
28.05.03 Supachai praises negotiators' efforts in market access talks, urges governments to work toward agreement
13.05.03 World economic agencies call on G-8 to give a push to the Doha talks
12.05.03 France contributes 1.5 million Swiss francs to WTO technical assistance fund
02.05.03 WTO Secretariat reports significant decline in new anti-dumping investigations
23.04.03 Trade recovered in 2002, but uncertainty continues
16.04.03 WTO and UNCTAD improve cooperation on technical assistance
31.03.03 Farm talks miss deadline; but ‘work must go on’, says Supachai
10.03.03 Services negotiations: negotiators agree on modalities for treatment of autonomous liberalization
28.02.03 WTO and International Institute for Trade and Development launch technical assistance collaboration
10.02.03 Marchi hails roster of 2003 WTO chairpersons
10.02.03 WTO chairpersons for 2003
23.01.03 Spain to donate 75,000 Swiss francs to WTO technical assistance
17.01.03 New video explains the WTO through member governments’ eyes