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Oceana Hosts WTO Forum on Fishing Subsidies

From left: Oceana's Courtney Sakai, Dr. Rainer Froese, Dr. Anthony Charles and U.S. Ambassador to the WTO Peter Allgeier

On Friday Oceana hosted a panel discussion at the World Trade Organization (WTO) Public Forum in Geneva. The session focused on global fisheries depletion and how the WTO can contribute to solving global environmental challenges.

During the session, moderated by former U.S. Ambassador to the WTO Peter Allgeier, leading international fisheries scientists Dr. Rainer Froese and Dr. Anthony Charles discussed the implications of global environmental issues on the multilateral trading system and the role and responsibility of the WTO to help stop overfishing.


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