The WTO is set to play an active role at the UN’s COP27 Climate Change Conference taking place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, from 6 to 18 November. A detailed agenda for the WTO’s participation and WTO resources on trade and climate change can be viewed on the new COP27 portal on the WTO website. The conference will also see the launch of the WTO’s flagship publication, the World Trade Report, entitled “Climate Change and International Trade”.
Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will participate in several world leaders’ summit events while the WTO will also take part in sessions with other organizations to discuss issues regarding trade and climate change.
The WTO’s COP27 webpage is available here. It will be regularly updated with photos and news stories reflecting the WTO’s participation in the conference.
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The World Trade Organization (WTO) deals with the global rules of trade between nations. Its main function is to ensure that trade flows as smoothly, predictably and freely as possible.