The event — entitled “Finance and Trade Lessons from the Pandemic — Looking Forward” — will be hosted by WTO Deputy Director-General Anabel González and will feature a presentation by Ruchir Agarwal, senior economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Head of the Global Health and Pandemic Response Task Force. Antony Taubman, Director of the Intellectual Property, Government Procurement and Competition Division at the WTO, will moderate the event.

Representatives and government officials from WTO members and observers, based in Geneva and elsewhere, with responsibilities relating to the implementation and negotiation of trade, intellectual property, finance and public health issues are cordially invited to register for the virtual event, which will take place from 11:30 to 12:30  Geneva time.

The event will take place in English only.

The programme for the event can be accessed here. Registration is available here.




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