The WTO's 10th Ministerial Conference was held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 15 to 19 December 2015. It culminated in the adoption of the "Nairobi Package", a series of six Ministerial Decisions on agriculture, cotton and issues related to least-developed countries (LDCs).
The Conference was chaired by Kenya's Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Amina Mohamed.
Kenya’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta, opened the Conference on 15 December. During the opening session, the Conference was addressed by:
The plenary sessions began on 16 December. These provided an opportunity for ministers to make prepared statements. A special ceremony was held on 16 December for the WTO accession of Liberia and on 17 December for the accession of Afghanistan.
At the closing session on 19 December, ministers adopted the Nairobi Package. A Ministerial Declaration outlining the Package and the future work of the WTO was also adopted.
The Nairobi Package structure: