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WTO can fuel ocean sustainability with fisheries deal, EGA, deputy says

September 9, 2021 at 3:30 PM
World Trade Organization members can contribute to improving – and sustaining – a healthy ocean by closing a deal that curbs harmful fisheries subsidies and restarting negotiations on how to facilitate trade in environmental goods, one of the organization’s deputy directors-general said this week. "My key message is that, among all the instruments of international cooperation, trade policy instruments can and must be mobilized for the health of the ocean," Jean Marie Paugam said in a Sept. 7 speech, according...


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