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Oceana Meets With WTO on Fisheries in Geneva

Posted Thu, Sep 30, 2010 by KC to dr. daniel pauly, fisheries, oceana board of directors, pascal lamy, subsidies, world trade organization

Leading up to what will be one of the heaviest fisheries negotiating rounds in recent memory at the World Trade Organization, Oceana is in Geneva this week holding its Board of Directors meeting. Oceana is working to stop fishing subsidies by working with the WTO to produce new trade rules.

The board had a chance to meet with WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy, and Oceana was also welcomed into the Australian Mission, where CEO Andrew Sharpless spoke briefly on the state of the oceans and how the WTO can help.

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