ReACT Conference Identifies Challenges and Actions to Tackle AMR in Africa
Title: From tax havens to tax justice: Towards a fair global taxation system
Date: Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 18:30-19:30
Venue: Auditorium Ivan Pictet, Maison de la Paix, The Graduate Institute, Geneva
Organizers: The Graduate Institute, Geneva, The Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the WTO, Club Diplomatique de Genève, The South Centre
This update provides a snapshot of the activities of the Development, Innovation and Intellectual Property Programme during the month of September 2017.
World leaders urged to act on ‘post-antibiotic apocalypse’ by chief medical officer
Title: Advice and Dissent – Dr. Y.V. Reddy’s Life in Public Service
Date: Monday, 9 October 2017, 13:00-15:00H
Venue: Julius Nyerere Conference Room, The South Centre, Geneva
Organizers: The South Centre
Eleventh World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference (Buenos Aires, December 2017) in the context of Africa’s Agenda 2063 and the Continental Free Trade Area
This present policy brief has been made available by the African Trade Policy Centre of the Economic Commission for Africa to provide background information on the key issues expected to be discussed at the eleventh World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference. It is based on a series of discussion papers developed by the African Trade Policy Centre in collaboration with the South Centre. Full papers are available upon request.
Title: The WIPO Development Agenda
Date: 4 October 2017, 13:00-15:00
Venue: Room B, WIPO Headquarters, Geneva
Organizer: The South Centre
South Centre Statement to the Fifty-Seventh Series of Meetings of the Assemblies of the Member States of WIPO
The South Centre is participating in the WIPO Assemblies being held from 2 to 11 October 2017 in Geneva. Read the South Centre statement here.
The 11th Ministerial meeting of the WTO is fast approaching. In Buenos Aires, Ministers will take decisions on a variety of issues including agriculture, fish subsidies, domestic regulation and trade facilitation in services, special and differential treatment, TRIPS, and e-commerce.
Title: Workshop on E-Commerce and Domestic Regulation
Date: Monday, 25 September 2017
Venue: The South Centre, Geneva
Organizers: The South Centre and the Centre for WTO Studies
Alarm as ‘super malaria’ spreads in South East Asia
World running out of antibiotics, says WHO in new reports