GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS (NGOS): SYMPOSIUM
Symposium on issues confronting the world trading system
World Trade Organization — Geneva, Switzerland
The World Trade Organization was the venue of a symposium on critical issues confronting the world trading system on 6 and 7 July 2001.Representatives from governments, non-governmental organizations, the media and members of the academic community were invited to participate.
> Press release
Final programme with presentations
Speeches from the Plenary opening:
> Mike Moore — WTO Director-General
> Pascal Lamy — EU Commissioner for Trade
The symposium was covered by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD).
The Institute has prepared website pages on the symposium and will soon issue a factual summary of the opening and closing sessions as well as summaries of the 10 working sessions.
> Click here to view the IISD pages on the symposium