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The New WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies

An 'Historic Achievement'?

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When

28 November 2022

16:00 - 17:30 CET

Where

Sala degli Stemmi

Villa Salviati- Castle

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This talk with Professor Gracia Marín Durán will offer some initial reflections on the potential and innovations of the WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies, as well on the main challenges that lie ahead from the viewpoint of environmental effectiveness and equity.
On 17 June 2022, WTO members finally reached consensus over a new agreement on fisheries subsidies, after over twenty years of hard negotiations to deliver on the globally-agreed Sustainable Development Goal 14.6. The new agreement prohibits certain forms of harmful fisheries subsidies, which are well known to be a key factor in the widespread depletion of the world's fish stocks. It has been claimed to represent a major 'historic' agreement for both ocean sustainability and the WTO. But to what extent is this so?

Scientific Organiser(s):

Isola Clara Macchia (EUI)

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