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NON GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS (NGOS): SYMPOSIUM
Symposium on issues confronting the world trading system
— summary reports by the moderators

6 and 7 July, World Trade Organization, Geneva, Switzerland  

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Friday, 6 July back to top
 

Session I: Agriculture — Issues and Negotiations

Moderator: H.E. Mr. Pekka Huhtaniemi — Ambassador of Finland

> Click here for moderator's report

 
Session II: TRIPS — Access to essential medicines

Moderator: Adrian Otten — Director, WTO Intellectual Property Division

> Click here for moderator's report
 

Session III: Trade and Environment

Moderator: David Runnalls — President, International Institute for Sustainable Development

> Click here for moderator's report
 

Session IV: Services — Regulation and liberalization under GATS and Participation of developing countries

Moderator: B.K. Zutshi — former Indian Ambassador to WTO

> Click here for moderator's report
 

Session V: WTO & Civil Society — What role for NGOs in capacity building?

Moderator: Dr. Sylvia Ostry — University of Toronto

> Click here for moderator's report

 

Saturday, 7 July back to top
 

Session I: Food Safety and the SPS Agreement

Moderator: Kazuaki Miyagishima — Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Kyoto University

> Click here for moderator's report
 

Session II: TRIPS — Bio-technology / Bio-diversity

Moderator: Professor Thomas Cottier

> Click here for moderator's report
 

Session III: Trade & Development

Moderator: David Runnalls — President, IISD

> Click here for moderator's report
 

Session IV: Services — Status of public services
and Negotiating issues for the current services round

Moderator: B.K. Zutshi — former Indian Ambassador to WTO

> Click here for moderator's report
 

Session V: WTO & Civil Society  — WTO institutional reforms

Moderator: Dr. Sylvia Ostry — University of Toronto

> Click here for moderator's report

 

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