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2002 Press Releases

Date Title
20.12.02 Supachai disappointed over governments’ failure to agree on health and development issues
20.12.02 Donors pledge substantial support to JITAP
20.12.02 Denmark to donate 1 million Swiss Francs to WTO technical assistance
19.12.02 Germany to contribute an additional 1 million euros to the Doha Trust Fund
12.12.02 General Council agrees on how to choose a DG, a new budget and accelerated membership for poor countries
10.12.02 General Council approves accession of Armenia
03.12.02 Supachai welcomes agreement streamlining LDC membership
02.12.02 Special workshop for African countries on Trade and Investment
08.11.02 Fifth Geneva Week concentrates on DDA negotiations
04.11.02 Germany to contribute 1 million euros to the Doha Trust Fund
23.10.02 Anti-dumping investigations decline in first half of 2002
15.10.02 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia signs membership agreement
11.10.02 Thirty officials complete WTO training on dispute settlement
10.10.02 Supachai: disappointing trade figures underscore need to accelerate trade talks
03.10.02 DG Supachai urges acceleration of work on Doha Agenda
27.09.02 World Bank grant kicks off Bank-WTO assistance on standards
24.09.02 WTO Director-General meets LDCs' Consultative Group
19.09.02 WTO doubles training capacity for developing country officials
30.08.02 Moore urges US-EU to resolve differences between them
22.08.02 WTO Agreements and Public Health — a joint study by WHO and the WTO Secretariat
16.08.02 WTO DG Designate Dr Supachai Panitchpakdi selects deputies
02.08.02 DG Moore hails final US Congressional approval of TPA
01.08.02 General Council pays tribute to DG Mike Moore's leadership
30.07.02 Director-General appoints new head of Legal Affairs Division
26.07.02 DG Moore welcomes congressional breakthrough on TPA
24.07.02 Training on dispute settlement for government officials
22.07.02 WTO receives peace award from Japanese foundation
11.07.02  Casablanca Trade Policy Course launched
28.06.02 TRIPS Council approves decisions on delaying pharmaceutical patents for LDCs
28.06.02 Moore, Services Chairman reject misguided claims that public services are under threat
21.06.02 Switzerland contributes CHF 1.5 million to the WTO Doha Development Fund
11.06.02 Transition economy members can enjoy prosperity and peace, Moore tells ministers
06.06.02 Italy contributes 1 million euros to the WTO Doha Trust Fund
21.05.02 WTO organizes first WTO ministerial trade conference for Central Asia and Caucasus
09.05.02 WTO, ADB to cooperate on trade-related technical assistance for Asian and Pacific countries
06.05.02 WTO, Arab Monetary Fund to cooperate on trade-related technical assistance and capacity building for Arab countries
03.05.02 Moore convenes first dialogue with regional banks on Doha Development Agenda
02.05.02 Trade to pick up slightly in 2002 after sharp drop in 2001
30.04.02 20th WTO Trade Policy Course begins
29.04.02 Moore stresses development role of trade at WTO symposium
26.04.02 WTO organizes public symposium on post-Doha negotiations
22.04.02 WTO members report on anti-dumping activity
18.04.02 WTO holds its fourth Geneva Week
11.04.02 Moore welcomes Oxfam report but cites omissions and errors
09.04.02 WTO announces launch of new trade journal
08.04.02 Officials say training course will help them participate in Doha agenda negotiations
27.03.02 WTO agriculture negotiators set schedule to meet 12-month ‘modalities’ deadline
21.03.02 Moore calls for increased trade liberalization to help finance development
13.03.02 Introduction Course on WTO starts in Geneva
11.03.02 Governments pledge CHF 30 million to Doha Development Agenda Global Trust Fund
07.03.02 WTO rules serve full Membership, says Director-General
07.03.02 Pledging Conference to provide sound financial basis for Doha
28.02.02 Joint training programs agreed by WTO/IADB for Latin American and Caribbean participation in Doha Agenda
27.02.02 Agency heads to work together in implementing Doha Development Agenda
15.02.02 Statement from Director General Mike Moore welcoming the
decision taken today by the General Council 
15.02.02 WTO chairpersons for 2002
13.02.02 WTO adopts work programme for LDCs
01.02.02 Governments decide on organization of negotiations: WTO DG to chair TNC
23.01.02 New appointment continues momentum from Doha
22.01.02 Moore meets ministers, senior officials in Doha follow-up
15.01.02 Moore praises advisors, says efforts will lead to new ideas
15.01.02 19th WTO trade policy course begins
02.01.02 Moore: WTO to build on Doha success in 2002



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