Annual session of the Parliamentary Conference on the WTO

Annual session of the Parliamentary Conference on the WTO
6 - 7 Dec 2018 - Geneva, Switzerland

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Thursday, 06 December 2018
  • 10:00 - 18:00
    Registration of participants
  • 14:30 - 15:00
    Inaugural session Ms. Margaret Mensah-Williams, Chairperson of the National Council of Namibia, co-Chair of the Steering Committee of the Parliamentary Conference on the WTO; Mr. Fabio Massimo Castaldo, Vice-President of the European Parliament; Ambassador Junichi Ihara, Permanent Representative of Japan to the WTO, Chairperson of the WTO General Council
  • 15:00 - 16:00
    Hearing with the WTO Deputy Director-General, Mr. Xiaozhun Yi
  • 16:00 - 18:30
    Challenges and opportunities facing the WTO
  • 18:30 - 19:30
    Reception at the WTO
Friday, 07 December 2018
  • 09:30 - 12:30
    WTO 2030?
  • 12:30 - 14:30
    Lunch break
  • 14:30 - 17:30
    How can technological development benefit the people?
  • 17:30 - 18:00
    Closing session: Adoption of the outcome document