The Knowledge to Act
More

Event

Ministerial Segment – Presentation of a Ministerial Declaration on Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Trade

Share This

This Ministerial Segment will see a number of countries release an official statement (a Ministerial Declaration) urging the World Trade Organization to make room for fossil fuel subsidy reform (FFSR) in their ongoing discussions.

This Declaration will be led by the Friends of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform. High-level level delegates from signing countries will share a few words on the Declaration, and there will be photo opportunities and a Q&A period for members of the media and the audience.

Where & When:  

Trade and Sustainable Development Symposium (TSDS) at the 11th World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference, December 11, 2017, 12:15–12:45 p.m.
Breakout Room 2 on the ground floor of the Bolsa de Cereales (TSDS venue),
Buenos Aires, Argentina

A side event will precede the Ministerial Segment from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the same room. Participating media will be welcome to join the event as of 11:15 a.m., but it is not mandatory.

For more information about FFSR and trade, please consult the following briefing note.

Event details

  • December 11, 2017

  • Breakout Room 2 on the Ground floor of the Bolsa de Cereales (TSDS venue)

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Lourdes Sanchez

  • lsanchez@iisd.org