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Assisting developing countries in implementing current trade agreements and in preparing for trade negotiations is a core activity of FAO. Support to the implementation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Uruguay Round Agreements and to the negotiations on agriculture under the Doha Round have been prominent activities in this area.
Maritime migration flows are often mixed, including: ‘economic’ migrants, stateless people, and victims of human trafficking as well as individuals fleeing instability, persecution or situations of armed conflict in their countries of origin. International law regulates the exercise of States’ actions at sea, including a number of norms regarding persons found in distress.
The equity market is a prominent member of the capital market and encapsulates the mechanisms and conventions that exist for the issuance of, investing in, and the trading of marketable equity instruments that represent the permanent or semi-permanent capital of the issuers (companies). The equity market plays a significant role in the economy.