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China Initiates WTO Dispute Complaint Against US Tariffs On Steel, Aluminium Products

China claims the duties of 25% and 10% on imports of steel and aluminium products respectively are inconsistent with provisions of the WTO’s General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) 1994 and of the Agreement on Safeguards. The duties h...Read More

Inequality ‘Systemic And Growing’, Secretary-General Tells Forum Amid Call To Raise Collective Ambition For Tackling Climate Change By Harnessing Clean, Green Energy

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2018, in Hainan Province, China, today:

Activities Of Secretary-General In China, 7-10 April

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres left New York on Friday, 6 April, for China.  He arrived in Beijing late on Saturday, 7 April.

WTO Hosts Advanced Trade Policy Course

The ATPC represents the highest level of training (level 3) in the WTO’s progressive learning programme and is targeted towards participants who already possess a sound knowledge of the WTO and its agreements.  The course focuses on develop...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL DECIDES TO HOLD URGENT DEBATE ON SYRIA’S EASTERN GHOUTA

2 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning decided to hold an urgent debate on the situation in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta at 3 p.m. today by a vote of 25 in favour, 4 against, with 8 abstentions. Opening the meeting, Vojislav Šuc, Pres...Read More

NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF CHINA PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA

14 February 2018 Yu Jianhua, the new Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva. Prior to his appo...Read More

China Donates USD 1 Million To Support Implementation Of Trade Facilitation Agreement

China’s donation to the Trade Facilitation Agreement Facility (TFAF) will finance the capacity-building support needed by developing countries to implement the Agreement. TFAF assists these countries in assessing their specific needs and in...Read More

New Permanent Representative Of China Presents Credentials

The new Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations, Ma Zhaoxu, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

Oil Spills: Improving Emergency Responses Through Ocean Observing Systems

On 6 January 2018, the collision in the East China Sea between a freighter and an oil tanker carrying 136,000 tons of “gas condensate”, a particularly explosive type of oil, caused a major spill of potentially dangerous proportions. As auth...Read More

WTO Arbitrator Determines “reasonable Period Of Time” In US-China Anti-dumping Dispute

[unable to retrieve full-text content] On 19 January an Arbitrator issued his award regarding the “reasonable period of time” for implementing the recommendations and rulings of the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) in the dispute “United State...Read More

Secretary-General, At Chairmanship Handover Ceremony, Hails Group Of 77 As Central Pillar In Defending Multilateralism, Achieving 2030 Agenda

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the handover ceremony of the chairmanship of the “Group of 77” developing countries and China, in New York today:

Announcements: CfP International Law at the Seas; CfJ Chinese National Round for ICC Trial Competition

1. Call for Papers: International Law at the Seas. The Collaborative Innovation Center for Territorial Sovereignty and Maritime Rights (CSCTSMR) at China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL)  is now calling for papers for the symp...Read More

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