WTO Doha Development Round of negotiations
At the Fourth Ministerial Conference in Doha, Qatar, in November 2001 WTO member governments adopted The November 2001 declaration which provides the mandate for negotiations on a range of subjects and other work. The negotiations include those on agriculture and services, which began in early 2000.
UAE Contributions to the DDA
The UAE, in collaboration with some other developing members of the WTO, played an active role in the DDA negotiations, especially the negotiations that led to amending the TRIPS agreement to enable the developing members from producing generic medicines.