Committee on Trade and Development - Dedicated Session - Report of the Committee on Trade and Development in Dedicated Session to the General Council
17 November 2005 (05-5409) Committee on Trade and Development
REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT
IN DEDICATED SESSION TO THE GENERAL COUNCIL
Paragraph 35 of the Doha Ministerial Declaration was agreed to by Ministers at the Doha Ministerial Conference. It states:
"We agree to a work programme, under the auspices of the General Council, to examine issues relating to the trade of small economies. The objective of this work is to frame responses to the trade-related issues identified for the fuller integration of small, vulnerable economies into the multilateral trading system, and not to create a sub-category of WTO Members. The General Council shall review the work programme and make recommendations for action to the Fifth Session of the Ministerial Conference."
At its meeting on 1 March 2002, the General Council took note of a framework and procedures for the conduct of