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World - Africa
9/28/2021 5:36:41 PM
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday asked the World Trade Organization to suspend intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines to bridge the huge gap in vaccination rates worldwide.

World - International
9/16/2021 7:18:44 PM
EU Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis called for reform of the WTO's investment facilitation and subsidy rules, including industrial and agricultural subsidies

Business - Economy
7/1/2021 2:44:27 PM
The call was made through a joint statement released by the four institutions following their first meeting of the Task Force on COVID-19 Vaccines, Therapeutics, and Diagnostics for Developing Countries.

Business - Economy
6/1/2021 7:36:05 PM
The leaders of the IMF, WHO, WBG and WTO held a joint press conference on Tuesday to make an insistent call on all governments to contribute in financing a $50 billion road map to accelerate the vaccine roll out.

Business - Economy
6/1/2021 6:33:20 PM
Governments are also urged to act on the investment opportunity to boost supplies of vaccines, oxygen, tests and treatment

World - International
5/20/2021 2:34:45 PM
Speaking to the European Parliament on Thursday, WTO director-general Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said it was clear that an IP waiver alone would not be enough

World - International
5/7/2021 5:12:49 PM
WTO head said the US administration's call to remove patent protections on COVID-19 vaccines could help expand fair access to vaccines but might not be the most "critical issue"

World - International
5/6/2021 6:49:55 PM
Tai issued a statement Wednesday signalling the shift in Washington's position towards an intellectual property waiver on the vaccines needed to battle the pandemic

Egypt - Politics
4/16/2021 6:41:39 PM
The WTO conference, the first of its kind, is meant to discuss means of promoting the WTO’s role as part of the international response to the coronavirus pandemic

Opinion -
4/7/2021 6:26:00 PM
A good crisis can be rife with opportunities, explained the Italian thinker Niccolò Machiavelli, but will this be the case with the present crisis over Covid-19?

World - Region
3/3/2021 3:54:26 PM
In a statement to the WTO's review of the kingdom's trade policies, the US delegation urged it to improve protection of intellectual property and voiced concerns on planned revisions to its excise tax on beverages

World - Africa
3/1/2021 4:21:14 PM
'It feels great. I am coming into one of the most important institutions in the world and we have a lot of work to do. I feel ready to go,' Okonjo-Iweala told a reporter

World - Africa
2/15/2021 5:30:22 PM
'A strong WTO is vital if we are to recover fully and rapidly from the devastation wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic,' the 66-year-old economist said in a statement.

World - Region
1/19/2021 4:47:42 PM
'In the context of facilitating an amicable final settlement of the dispute between the parties, on 11 January 2021, Qatar requested the Panel to suspend its work,' the document said

World - International
10/29/2020 8:07:44 PM
Trump has described the WTO as 'horrible' and biased towards China and threatened to leave

World - International
10/8/2020 6:37:02 PM

World - International
10/5/2020 5:28:10 PM

World - International
10/3/2020 2:44:12 PM
Activists have warned that a COVID-19 vaccine could be hoarded by rich countries in a race to inoculate their populations first

Egypt - Politics
9/17/2020 11:23:11 PM

World - International
8/31/2020 3:45:03 PM

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