Comptes rendus ‒ Session extraordinaire du Conseil des ADPIC ‒ Afficher les détails de l'intervention /la déclaration

Ambassador Eui-yong Chung (Korea, Republic of)
21. The representative of New Zealand indicated that this issue was causing a great deal of concern in his country. He did not find very convincing the argument that the fact that proposals had been around for a long time supported a speedy solution, because everyone knew that there were substantial differences and there were good reasons why there had been little progress. He noted that linkages with other areas were being made. He wondered whether the kind of concessions certain delegations had in mind were at all consistent with the underlying WTO objectives. New Zealand would therefore adopt a very cautious approach and simply take note of the various procedural suggestions.