Ministerial Conference: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

World Trade Organization to be led by a woman for first time

Published: October 8, 2020

Established in 1995, the World Trade Organization has not yet had an opportunity to run under a woman director. For the first time, in its history the WTO will be led by woman. The selection committee of the organization has announced that South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee and Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo Iweala are the two finalists ..

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New Delhi is organizing 2019 World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial meeting of developing countries

Published: May 13, 2019

On 13th May 2019, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial meeting of developing countries has started in New Delhi. The two-day meeting is being held at a time when the multilateral rule-based-trading system is facing serious and grave challenges. The meeting will provide an opportunity for the Ministers to discuss various issues and the way ..

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New Delhi hosts Informal World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial meeting

Published: March 19, 2018

The two-day Informal World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial meeting has started in New Delhi on March 19, 2018. Representatives from 50 countries are participating in the meet. The informal meeting is expected to provide an opportunity to engage in free and frank discussions leading to political guidance on some of the major issues, both at ..

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India to host meeting of WTO member countries on food security and other issues

Published: December 19, 2017

India is planning to host meeting of World Trade Organisation (WTO) member countries in February 2018 to muster support for food security and other issues. It was announced by Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu while speaking at event organised by Apparel Export Promotion Council, AEPC in New Delhi. Key Facts The proposed meeting will ..

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Suresh Prabhu leads Indian delegation at 11th Ministerial conference of WTO

Published: December 11, 2017

The 11th Ministerial conference of the 164-member World Trade Organization (WTO) has started in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 10, 2017. At the meeting, India is represented by Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu who will be pushing for a permanent solution to the public food stock-holding issue which is crucial for operating the ..

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