4th Ministerial, Doha 2001

WTO ministerial : Kong Yee Sai Mau may lead to another Seattle

Original Publication Date: 
31 July, 2005
Hong Kong is preparing for a major resistance against unfair trade rules.

WTO Director General warns the negotiations are in trouble

Original Publication Date: 
14 July, 2005
WTO Director-General Supachai Panitchpakdi warned that that'progress is nowhere near sufficient in terms of our critical path to Hong Kong,' andthat 'these negotiations are in trouble.'(M.Khor)

WTO summit security fears grow; Dick Lee says police do not have sufficient information

Original Publication Date: 
13 June, 2005
With the World Trade Organization 6th Ministerial Conference just six months away, foreign governments are increasingly nervous about security preparations for the meeting amid worries that anti-globalization protesters could seek to disrupt the high profile talks.

Report: Police expect 20,000 activists at WTO meeting in Hong Kong

Original Publication Date: 
23 April, 2005
Hong Kong police expect 20,000 anti-globalization activists at the World Trade Organization meeting to be held in Hong Kong in December.

Official website of the WTO ministerial conference in Hong Kong

Original Publication Date: 
6 April, 2005
Official website of the WTO ministerial conference in Hong Kong

Tokyo To Host Informal WTO Ministerial Talks On Nonfarm Items

Original Publication Date: 
28 March, 2005
Japan will host an informal session of World Trade Organization talks April 10 in Chiba to narrow gaps over market access for nonfarm products, Japan's trade minister said Tuesday.

China Looking at Holding WTO Meeting in Central Coastal City of Qingdao on July 7-8

Original Publication Date: 
28 March, 2005
Members of the World Trade Organization have been invited by the Chinese government to attend a WTO 'mini-ministerial' meeting in the coastal city of Qingdao on July 7-8 subject to confirmation by enough invitees, sources said March 28.

Canada To Host WTO Senior Officials 'Mini-Ministerial' In Geneva April 18-19

Original Publication Date: 
17 March, 2005
GENEVA--Canada will host a meeting of senior trade officials in Geneva April 18-19 as part of preparations for the next World Trade Organization 'mini-ministerial' gathering in early May, trade diplomats told BNA March 17.

After Seattle and Canc?n... Next stop: Hong Kong

Original Publication Date: 
7 March, 2005
Once again, the peoples of the world will expose, right at WTO's doorstep, the consequences of its corporate-driven agenda on the livelihoods and working conditions of men, women and children worldwide.

EU Proposal on Capital-Based Meetings

Original Publication Date: 
7 March, 2005
Mandelson called for more meetings of capital-based senior officials in addition to more mini-ministerials.

After Seattle And Canc?n... Next Stop: Hong Kong

Original Publication Date: 
7 March, 2005
On the first day of the Conference, the different working groups discussed both the state of the WTO negotiations and agreements (AoA, NAMA, TRIPS, GATS, FTA…) and the latest developments after the Canc

EU Proposal On Capital-Based Meetings

Original Publication Date: 
7 March, 2005
Most trade ministers attending the Mombasa meeting were indifferent to Mr. Mandelson's proposal, sources told WTD.

AVE Progress Cited at WTO Mini-Ministerial, Deadline Set For NAMA Tariff-Cutting Formula

Original Publication Date: 
6 March, 2005
Allgeier said he believed WTO members were close to a final deal on the methodology. 'There's sort of odds and ends [that need to be resolved], but not the basic substance of it,'

The Force Stocks Up On Rubber Bullets To Prepare For Any Violence at HK Event

Original Publication Date: 
6 March, 2005
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WTO Talks Yield A Clear Agenda, If Little Else

Original Publication Date: 
6 March, 2005
Mandelson said the EU would support temporary exemptions for poor states that needed more time to implement new trade rules, and push for extra aid to help countries to improve trading facilities.