The WTO is entering the final stages of choosing a new Director General. We take this as an opportunity to discuss what the last remaining candidates stand for and what agenda lies ahead of the new WTO Director General and global economic governance. This discussion will be held online on
October 14th at 2pm CEST.
We would like you join our online discussion with
Anabel Gonzalez Senior Fellow Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington DC
Tatiana Prazeres Senior Fellow University of International Business and Economics, Beijing
Both have intimate knowledge of the WTO and the trade governance world. Anabel Gonzalez has previously served as a Senior Director at the World Bank for Trade and Competitiveness and as Costa Rica’s Trade Minister. Tatiana Prazeres was Senior Advisor to former Director General Azevedo and a former Foreign Trade Secretary of Brazil.
The discussion will begin with an introduction on the state of play at the WTO by Emily Benson of the Bertelsmann Foundation of North America and Christian Bluth will moderate the discussion.