Request for Observer Status by the League of Arab States

World Trade Organization WT/CTE/COM/5 18 September 2000 (00-3650) Committee on Trade and Environment Original: English request for observer status by the league of arab states The following communication has been received from the League of Arab States requesting observer status in the Committee on Trade and Environment. _______________ Recognizing the importance of the WTO and the multilateral trading system and in the light of the increasing role of the League of Arab States in the field of economic and trade relations, the member States have unanimously endorsed a request for the League of Arab States to participate, as an observer, in the Ministerial Conference of the WTO, as well as the following bodies: - The General Council - The Council for Trade in Goods - The Council for Trade in Services - The Committee on Trade and Development - The Committee on Regional Trade Agreements - The Committee on Trade and Environment As you