PROPOSAL ON AGRICULTURE EXPORT PROHIBITIONS
RELATING TO THE WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME
Draft General Council Decision
from Albania; Angola; Australia; Kingdom of Bahrain; Canada; Chile; Colombia;
Ecuador; European Union; Grenada; Guyana; Iceland; Indonesia; Israel; Japan; Republic of Korea; Liechtenstein; Malawi; Malaysia; Mali; Mexico; Moldova; Mongolia; Montenegro; Myanmar; New Zealand; Norway; Paraguay; Peru; the Philippines; Qatar; Samoa; Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Singapore; Solomon Islands; Switzerland; the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu; Ukraine; United Kingdom; United States; Vanuatu; and Viet Nam
The following proposal, dated 3 December 2020, is being circulated at the request of the delegation of Singapore on behalf of the aforementioned delegations.
The General Council,
In view of the critical humanitarian support provided by the World Food Programme, made more urgent in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and other crises,
Decides as follows:
Members shall not impose export prohibitions or restrictions on foodstuffs purchased for non-commercial humanitarian purposes by the World Food Programme.
* This revision is to add the European Union and the Philippines as co-sponsors to the proposal.