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12th WTO Ministerial Conference: Challenges and Perspectives

The 12th WTO Ministerial Conference takes place from June 12-15 in Geneva, within a complex geopolitical context. In addition to the themes of agriculture (including food security and public stockpiling) and fisheries subsidies, the reform of the Organization will be under discussion. The reform is a complex issue, which involves discussions on the dispute settlement mechanism. It also includes the initiatives of groups of WTO Members negotiating among themselves new disciplines on e-commerce and investment facilitation. This webinar will have experts from the field of international trade who will discuss these topics as well as the prospects for the WTO in the future.

Location:

Online Event

Time:

10 to 11:15 am ET | 11 am to 12:15 pm BRT

Language:

Portuguese, without translation

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The 12th WTO Ministerial Conference takes place from June 12-15 in Geneva, within a complex geopolitical context. In addition to the themes of agriculture (including food security and public stockpiling) and fisheries subsidies, the reform of the Organization will be under discussion. The reform is a complex issue, which involves discussions on the dispute settlement mechanism. It also includes the initiatives of groups of WTO Members negotiating among themselves new disciplines on e-commerce and investment facilitation. This webinar will have experts from the field of international trade who will discuss these topics as well as the prospects for the WTO in the future.

Opening and Moderation

José Alfredo Graça Lima
Vice-Chairman

Arbitrator of the MPIA of the WTO

Victor do Prado
Senior Fellow

Former Director of the WTO Council and Trade Negotiations Committee

Participants

Alejandro Jara
Former Deputy Director-General of WTO

Former Permanent Representative and Ambassador of Chile to the WTO

Constanza Negri
Manager of Business Diplomacy and Trade Competitiveness at CNI

Lia Valls Pereira
Senior Fellow

Adjunct Professor at the School of Economic Sciences at the Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ)

Marcus Vinicius Ramalho
Counselor for Dispute Settlement at the Permanent Mission of Brazil to the WTO in Geneva

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