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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

Sixth China Round Table: Strengthening The Rules-based Multilateral Trading System And Building a Network To Promote Accessions

Remarks by DG Azevêdo Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, Good afternoon. I am very pleased to join you today at this Sixth China Round Table. At the outset, let me thank the Government of Argentina for hosting this special event here in Bu...Read More

Sixth China Round Table Reaffirms Commitment To LDCs Seeking WTO Accession

WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo and China’s Minister of Commerce, Mr Zhong Shan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the event, extending the China Programme for another year. Initiated in July 2011 under the WTO’s Aid for Tr...Read More

CHINA: UN EXPERTS CONDEMN JAILING OF HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYER JIANG TIANYONG

23 November 2017 GENEVA, 23 November 2017 (Issued as received) – A group of United Nations human rights experts* has appealed to the Government of China to unconditionally release Jiang Tianyong, a human rights lawyer jailed for two years a...Read More

Five Laureates Named For 2018 L’ORÉAL-UNESCO For Women In Science Awards

loreal-laureates_2017_large.jpg © reserved 13 November 2017 Paris, 13 November–The L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO have selected five outstanding women scientists from Argentina, Canada, China, South Africa, and the United Kingdom who will re...Read More

WTO Members Review Three Regional Trade Agreements

Parties to the China-Korea Free Trade Agreement said their agreement was comprehensive and had deepened ties between the two economies since it entered into force on 20 December 2015. Korea and China will eliminate over 90% of their tariffs...Read More

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