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DDG Wolff: This is the time to consider the future of the multilateral trading system

Deputy Director-General Alan WM. Wolff | World Trade Organization | 05/27/2020

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the urgent need to examine the underlying principles and values of the WTO and whether the organization needs change, Deputy Director-General Alan…

The insanity of business-as-usual trade negotiations

Deborah James|The Asia Times | 05/27/2020

Reduce governments’ ability to respond to the needs of citizens and...

Picking the Next WTO Director-General: Resignation and Early-Movers

William Alan Reinsch|Jack Caporal|Sanvid Tuljapurkar|John Hoffner|Center For Strategic & International Studies | 05/26/2020

Time For An Upgrade: Moving WTO Negotiations Into The Digital World

Wendy Cutler and Nigel Cory | Asia Society Policy Institute | 05/26/2020

The year 2020 was alr...

Can the WTO Reform and Remain Relevant?

Wendy Cutler | The Hill | 05/21/2020

Roberto Azevedo’s recent announcement that he plans to step aside as director general...


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