Members take stock of sustainability discussions, signal priorities for concrete action

WTO members participating in the Trade and Environmental Sustainability Structured Discussions (TESSD) on 2 December held a high-level event to take stock of progress made this year and to signal their priorities for further work ahead of the 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13). Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, opening the event, lauded the members for exploring new trade solutions to environmental issues and urged them to intensify efforts towards concrete actions.