Tag Archives: Protectionism

Text adopted – Towards a digital trade strategy – P8_TA-PROV(2017)0488 – Tuesday, 12 December 2017 – Strasbourg – Provisional edition

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to Articles 207(3) and 218 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU),

–  having regard to the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS),

–  having regard to …

Chinese Foreign Minister delivers speech at Opening of Symposium On International Developments and China's Diplomacy in 2017

NNA – Following is the speech delivered by the Chinese Foreign Minister at the Opening of the Symposium On International Developments and China’s Diplomacy in 2017:

“Experts and friends,

I’m very pleased to meet you …

Concluding Session, Second Committee Passes 14 Draft Resolutions, Including Texts on Macroeconomic Policy, Trade Liberalization

The Second Committee (Economic and Financial) today concluded its work for the main part of the General Assembly’s seventy‑second session, approving 14 draft resolutions including texts on macroeconomic policy questions.

A draft on “international trade and …

Unilateral Sanctions Impede Sustainable Development, Speakers Say, as Second Committee Debates Macroeconomic Policy

A more equitable trading system and the cessation of unilateral sanctions would be critical to achieving sustainable development, speakers told the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) today during its debate on macroeconomic policy questions.

Namsuk …

Mankind Must Turn Tide on Relationship with World’s Oceans as Well-Being of Both under Threat, Speakers Warn High-Level Political Forum

Building on the momentum of the recent United Nations Ocean Conference, speakers today warned that, with the well-being of the world’s oceans at risk, humankind must turn the tide on its relationship with water bodies …