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At the request of the parties in the dispute “United States — Continued Existence and Application of Zeroing Methodology” (DS350), the Panel has agreed to start its meeting with the parties on 29 January 2008 with a session open to public viewing at the WTO Headquarters in Geneva. This public session is expected to start at 10.00 am on Tuesday, 29 January 2008 and the public viewing will take place via a real time closed-circuit television broadcast. The public session of the Panel meeting with the parties may continue at 3.00 pm on Wednesday, 30 January 2008, if the Panel so decides.

With respect to the third parties session which will be held on 30 January 2008 at 10.00 am, the Panel will start this session by opening a portion of it to public viewing. At this portion of the third parties session, third parties wishing to make their oral statements in a public session shall do so. Public viewing will also take place via a real time closed-circuit television broadcast.

The number of places in the viewing room reserved for the public will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis upon registration with either of the parties to the dispute i.e. the United States and the European Communities. To register via either party, please click on the links below to be directed to the websites of the United States or the European Communities. The general public to whom seats have been allocated will need to present valid identification (passport) on-site to access the meeting room. Members of the public allocated a seat are requested to arrive in good time as security checks may delay access to the viewing room.
Please note that any form of recording or filming is prohibited. As a courtesy to other participants, cell phones should be switched off during the public viewings.

The WTO cannot offer any support, including financial, for accommodation, flight arrangements and visas.
Links for registration:

> European Communities
> United States

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