Fisheries Subsidies: Exploring transparency and options for the design of an agreement
This informal dialogue will explore some of the key questions related to the structure and institutional aspects of possible new WTO disciplines on fisheries subsidies.
The first session will explore how transparency and review provisions could be crafted to support effective implementation of the agreement. The second session will consider how the different parts of a possible agreement might fit together.
15:00 - 15:15 Opening remarks
Alice Tipping – Lead, Fisheries Subsidies, IISD
15:15 - 16:15 Session 1: Transparency, review and monitoring
Seref Coskun, Counsellor, Rules Division, WTO
Robert Wolfe, Professor Emeritus, Queen’s University
16:15 - 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 17:30 Session 2: Putting the pieces together
Joost Pauwelyn, Professor of International Law Graduate Institute
17:30 Closing Remarks
Alice Tipping - Lead, Fisheries Subsidies, IISD
November 26, 2019