Fisheries Subsidies Refresher Sessions | November Update
The International Institute for Sustainable Development organized a series of two webinars on the WTO negotiations on fisheries subsidies, that took place online, on Wednesday 10 November and Friday 12 November 2021.
Session I: Walk Through the New Fisheries Subsidies Text
The first session walked participants through the new version of the Chair’s draft consolidated text circulated on Monday 8 November. In doing so, it identified the most important decisions in front of WTO Members with respect to the proposed disciplines and highlighted the changes made in this new text.
Session II: Stakeholders Perspectives on the New Fisheries Subsidies Text
In the second session, a number of stakeholders offered participants a range of different views on the negotiations and the new draft consolidated text from a conservation, sustainable development, and industry perspective. Speakers included experts from academia, the conservation community, fishers and fish workers organizations, and the fish retail sector.
These webinars were produced with the support of GIZ.