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Programme

You can participate in the online forum starting on Monday morning the 25th of September by clicking the links below. The links also give access to the documentation and the list of speakers for that session.

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Time

Room

Subject

Organizer

Title of Session


Monday 25 September

07:30 10:00

WTO Lobby

Registration

WTO – External Relations Division

Registration of Participants

10:00 12:00

CR

Plenary Opening

WTO – External Relations Division

High level Panel: What WTO for the XXIst Century?
Pascal Lamy – WTO Director-General
Kofi Annan –
Message by the Secretary-General of the United Nations
H.E. Pakalitha Mosisili –
Prime Minister of Lesotho
Ted Turner – Chairman, UN Foundation
Antony Burgmans – Chairman, Unilever

  **** 13:00 - 15:00 LUNCH BREAK ****

15:00 18:00

CR

High Level Panel Development

WTO – Development Division

Coherence and capacity building for Trade: Focus on the Enhanced Integrated Framework and the Aid for Trade Initiative

15:00 18:00

W

Agriculture

Committee of Professional Agricultural Organisations in the European Union and General Confederation of Agricultural Co-operatives in the European Union (COPA/COGECA)

How can non-trade concerns in agriculture be best safeguarded – within WTO or by strengthening wider global governance?

15:00 16:30

D

Systemic Issues

UNICE/Confederation of European Business and APEC Business Advisory Council

Neo-protectionism: 21st Century Challenge for the WTO

16:30 18:00

Agriculture

IATP/Coordination SUD/Collectif Stratégies Alimentaires

Africa Paves the Way Forward: new possibilities for agriculture trade

15:00 16:30

E

Standards

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

International Standards in the multilateral trading system: A stakeholders' discussion

16:30 18:00

Sustainable Development

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

A Sustainable Development Roadmap for the WTO

15:00 16:30

F

Sustainability and Environmental Impact Assessments

Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL)

Sustainability and Environmental Impact Assessment of Trade Negotiations

16:30 18:00

Trade and Employment

International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) and Solidar

Can trade deliver decent work in the XXIst Century?

15:00 16:30

B

Corporate Social Responsibility

Geneva Social Observatory(GSO) and Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO)

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Doha Development Round: Are There Any Win-Win Opportunities for the Private Sector and DCs?

16:30 18:00

Regional Trade Agreements

Federation of German Industries (BDI)

RTAs threat or opportunity for the WTO?

**** 18:00 - 20:00 Reception ****


Tuesday 26 September

10:00 13:00

CR I

Systemic Issues

National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC)

To remain relevant and viable in the XXIst Century, what will the WTO need to deliver?

10:00 11:30

CR II

WTO and Sustainable Development

WTO – Trade and Environment Division

Opportunities and challenges for further strengthening the mutual supportiveness of trade and environment in the Doha Round

11:30 13:00

Fisheries subsidies: realizing a triple-win for trade, environment and development

10:00 11:30

W

Agriculture

WTO – Agriculture and Commodities Division

Globalization, trade and the transformation of agri food systems

11:30 13:00

Trade and Development

Evian Group

Trade and Development post non-Doha: Let's get real

10:00 11:30

D

Development

SAARC Chamber of Commerce, SCCI

Stocktaking of WTO Negotiations: Concerns of Developing Countries

11:30 13:00

Systemic Issues

World Trade Institute & HEI

Decision-making in the WTO: medieval or up-to-date?

10:00 11:30

E

Systemic Issues

Agency for International Trade Information and Cooperation (AITIC)

Beyond Doha: In search of the multilateral trading system

11:30 13:00

Subsidies and International Trade

WTO – Economic Research and Statistics Division

Subsidies and International Trade

10:00 11:30

F

Role of Media

The Panos Institute

The role of the media in boosting public awareness and debate of trade policy-making

11:30 13:00

Accessions

International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

Improving the Accession Process in the 21st Century

10:00 11:30

B

Migration/Development

OECD

Migration and Development: what role for the WTO?

11:30 13:00

Agriculture

UECBV (European Livestock and Meat Trading Union)

The agricultural negotiation of the WTO and its affect on European Agriculture: The case of the European Meat Industry

  **** 13:00 - 15:00 LUNCH BREAK ****

15:00 18:00

CR I

Sustainable Development

International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

Measuring Different Futures For The Global Trading System: implications for sustainable development

15:00 16:30

CR II

Aid for Trade

CUTS International

Operationalising Aid for Trade

16:30 18:00

Development

Friedrich-Ebert- Foundation (FES)& CUTS International

G-20 Civil Society Views on WTO

15:00 16:30

W

Agriculture

Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA)

The Doha Round, where do we go from here and what are the implications for agriculture?

16:30 18:00

International Federation of Agricultural Producers(IFAP)

Outstanding Issues in Agriculture and Impacts on Farm Policies

15:00 16:30

D

Gender

Common-wealth Secretariat

Equitable trade: creating a level playing field for men and women

16:30 18:00

International Gender and Trade Network(IGTN)

Aid for Trade: Any chances for a gender-sensitive development?

15:00 16:30

E

Development

Co-operation Internationale pour la Developpement et la Solidarité (CIDSE)

Development criteria for differentiation in trade policies

16:30 18:00

Agriculture

New directions for agriculture trade rules

15:00 16:30

F

Development

Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS)

World Trade and Development Report 2006: Building a Development Friendly World Trading System

16:30 18:00

Sustainable Development

Greenpeace

NAMA and Sustainable Development: refl ecting on a new agenda for the 21st century

15:00 16:30

B

Development

The Global Business Dialogue (GBD)

Trade Rules and Living Standards: The Interplay of National Development Strategies and Global Rules

16:30 18:00

The Role of Academia and WTO

International Chair WTO/Regional Integration

How can academic policy-oriented thinking on WTO matters be improved?