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WTO Director-General Selection Process — this week candidates meet WTO Members in a General Council meeting

Terence P. Stewart | Current Thoughts on Trade | 07/14/2020

As reviewed in a post last week, this Wednesday-Friday (July 15-17) the eight candidates for the Director-General position have their meetings with WTO Members in a General Council meeting. Each…

To Beat Covid-19, Governments Need to Open Up

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala | Bloomberg | 07/13/2020

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is the former finance minister of Nigeria and board...

WTO Director-General Selection Process — Next Steps

Terence P. Stewart | Current Thoughts on Trade | 07/11/2020

With the current WTO Director-General, Robert Az...

Who Will Lead the WTO and Help It Avoid Collapse?

Bryce Baschuk | Bloomberg | 07/10/2020

The campaign to lead the World Trade Organization during the most turbule...

There Is Little Dignity in Trump’s Trade Policy

Chad P. Bown | Foreign Affairs | 07/09/2020

In “How to Make Trade Work for Workers” (July/August 2020), Robert L...


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