The WTO Secretariat organized a Workshop on Environmental Goods and
Services for developing country Members in the margins of the last
meeting of the CTE in Special Session (CTESS). This event took place on
Thursday, 18 February 2010 from 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm. in the Centre William Rappard.
The main objective of the workshop was to provide up to date information
to capital based officials from developing country Members on the
negotiating mandate in Paragraph 31(iii) of the Doha Declaration. The
event included presentations by the WTO Secretariat on the state of play
of negotiations in the CTESS and Council for Trade in Services in
Special Session in the area of environmental goods and environmental
services respectively. It also provided a platform for national
experience sharing on defining a national position in response to the
Paragraph 31(iii) mandate.
State of Play in CTESS Negotiations on Environmental Goods and
Presentation by Ms Marie Isabelle Pellan and Ms Ludivine Tamiotti, Trade