AGENDA POINT 1: ELECTION OF CHAIRPERSON · The EU would like to thank the outgoing Chair for her work in the past year, including for her efforts to address the current crisis related to Appellate Body appointments. · We also wish to warmly welcome the new Chair. We wish him well in this
On behalf of the European Union, I would like to welcome- after the long journey- the Delegation from Samoa, led by Honourable Mr. Lautafi Fio Selafi Purcell, Minister of Commerce, Industry and Labour, and thank the Secretariat and the Discussant, H.E. Mr. David Walker (New Zealand), for providing
On behalf of the European Union I would like to welcome Bangladesh's Delegation, led by H. E. Mr. Tipu Munshi, Minister of Commerce, and the Discussant, H.E. Mr Stephen DE BOER, Ambassador of Canada, for his introductory words.