DDG Ellard urges parliamentarians to deepen support for WTO, ratify Fisheries Agreement

Deputy Director-General Angela Ellard on 27 April encouraged parliamentarians from around the globe to deepen their support for the WTO, including by ratifying the Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies. Speaking at an event organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union in the European Parliament in Brussels, DDG Ellard also provided an update on negotiations at the WTO in the run-up to the 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) to be held in Abu Dhabi in February 2024. The full text of her speech is below.