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Fisheries Subsidies: Exploring transparency and options for the design of an agreement

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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.

AGENDA

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

Event details

  • November 26, 2019

  • Intercontinental Hotel

  • Geneva, Switzerland