Mike Moore's speeches
Renato Ruggiero's speeches,
appropriate that as we look back on 50 years of accomplishment we also look to the future
by enabling people world-wide to join us through the Internet for this celebration,"
said Keith Rockwell, WTO spokesman.
The live video webcasts will be
accessible in English, French and Spanish. They can be accessed through the WTO's site on
the Internet's world wide web at www.wto.org. Names of speakers and times for live
broadcasts will be posted on the WTO site, as well as instructions on how to follow the
live events. Internet users wishing to access this service should visit the WTO site in
advance to obtain instructions and the free software that is required.
the site will also be able to view clips of a special 50th anniversary video tracing the
history and accomplishments of the WTO and its predecessor the GATT. Anyone wishing to
order the full version of the 50th anniversary video can do so through the WTO internet
site online bookshop.
broadcast live will also be available in an audiovisual archive so that those not able to
follow the events live will be able to play the video recording at their convenience. This
archive of speeches and other events at the Ministerial Conference will be maintained for
the next several months so it can be consulted online from anywhere on the globe by
students, educators, and others interested in WTO matters.
public access to the WTO Ministerial Conference and 50th Anniversary celebrations is made
possible throught the use of leading edge webcasting technology.