The WTO panel deciding “US — Countervailing Measures on Softwood Lumber from Canada” (DS533) has decided to open its second substantive meeting to public observation on 16, 17 and 18 October 2019. This live screening will take place at the WTO’s headquarters in Geneva.
On 16 and 17 October 2019, the meeting with the parties is scheduled to start at 10.00 a.m., and it may continue, if necessary, at 10.00 a.m. on 18 October 2019. The meeting may be closed at the times to be determined by the panel in order to discuss confidential information, if necessary.
The panel reserves the right to close the meeting to public observation at any time, on its own initiative or at the request of either party, if there is a risk of breach of confidentiality or disruption of the meeting.
The meeting will be held in English only; interpretation will not be available at the public viewing.
To register, please go here: https://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news19_e/hear_ds533_16sep19_e.htm