WTO: 2012 NEWS ITEMS

TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT

> Opening remarks by WTO Director-General


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The two-day seminar had four sessions dealing with the different dimensions of the topic, with participation from the private sector, governments, international agencies and academia.

 

27 March
Session 1 — Private Sector

  • Mr. Josué Gomes da Silva, CEO of Coteminas, Brazil
    > presentation
  • Mr. Stewart Jennings, CEO of PG Group, South Africa
    > presentation
  • Mr. Philip Mosimann, CEO of Bucher Management, Switzerland
    > presentation

 

Session 2 — Public Sector

  • Mr. Peter Bekx, Director of International Economic and Financial Relations, European Commission
    > presentation
  • Mr. Rajan Goyal, Director of International Trade and Finance, Reserve Bank of India
    > presentation
  • Mrs. Ömur Demir Kizilarslan, Director-General of Economic Research and Analysis, Ministry of Economics, Turkey
    > presentation

 

28 March
Session 3 — International Organizations

  • Mr. Gian Maria Milesi-Ferreti, Assistant-Director of Economic Research, IMF
    > presentation
  • Mr. Otaviano Canuto, Vice-President and Head, PREM, World Bank Group
    > presentation
  • Mr. Rintaro Tamaki, Deputy Secretary-General, OECD
    > presentation
  • Mr. Heiner Flassbeck, Director of Globalization and Development Strategies, UNCTAD
    > presentation

 

Session 4 — Academic

  • Professor Philip Lane, Head of Economics Department, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    > presentation
  • Professor Philippe Martin, Head of Economics Department, Sciences Po, Paris
    > presentation
  • Professor Alberto Trejos, INCAE Business School, Costa Rica
  • Professor Shang-Ji Wei, Director Chazen Institute of International Business, Columbia University, New York
    > presentation

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