Science and Technology Diplomacy Initiative (opens
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number of provisions in the WTO agreements mention the need for a
transfer of technology to take place between developed and developing
it is not clear how such a transfer takes place in practice and if
specific measures might be taken within the WTO to encourage such
flows of technology.
ministers decided in Doha to establish a working group to examine
the issue. The working group will report to the General Council
which itself will report to the next Ministerial Conference.
> The Doha
Kong Ministerial Declaration
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