Organized by : World Trade Organization
Where : Geneva, WTO headquarters
This conference is the WTO PUBLIC FORUM 2009
Over the past few years, the WTO Public Forum has firmly established itself as the major opportunity for governments, non-governmental organizations, academics, businesses and students to come together to discuss issues regarding the multilateral trading system. The title of this year’s Forum is “Global Problems, Global Solutions : Towards Better Global Governance”.
Finding global solutions to global problems : The way forward towards better global governance ;
The role of the WTO and the Doha Round negotiations in the midst of the current financial crisis ;
The impact of the global economic crisis on developing countries, in particular LDCs, and the role of trade financing ; and
The main challenges facing the multilateral trading systems and reflections on the post-crisis agenda for the WTO.