WTO 10th Anniversary

WTO 10TH ANNIVERSARY

The Future of the WTO


The Future of the WTO


Addressing institutional challenges in the new millennium

Report by the Consultative Board to the former Director-General Supachai Panitchpakdi

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> Foreword (2 pages; 34KB)
> Preface (1 page; 31KB)
> Consultative Board (1 page; 43KB)
> Chapter 1: Globalization and the WTO — the case for the liberalizing trade (10 pages; 87KB)
> Chapter 2: The erosion of non-discrimination (9 pages; 88KB)
> Chapter 3: Sovereignty (6 pages; 67KB)
> Chapter 4: Coherence and coordination with intergovernmental organizations (6 pages; 76KB)
> Chapter 5: Transparency and dialogue with civil society (8 pages; 72KB)
> Chapter 6: The WTO dispute settlement system (11 pages; 98KB)
> Chapter 7: A results-oriented institution — decision-making and variable geometry (8 pages; 72KB)
> Chapter 8: A results-oriented institution — political reinforcement and efficient process (4 pages; 58KB)
> Chapter 9: The role of the Director-General and Secretariat (6 pages; 67KB)
> Conclusions: Principal conclusions and recommendations of the Consultative Board (5 pages; 68KB)
> Glossary (2 pages; 43KB)