The 2023 Public Forum will explore how trade and the WTO can help create a greener and more sustainable future. Specifically, it will delve into how the services sector, digitalisation and inclusive trade policies can support this objective. Further information on this year's event is available here.

Participants interested in organizing working sessions at the Public Forum can find details about the application process in this information note. An online application form can be accessed from the information note and should be completed no later than 15 June 2023 (23:59 CET). All sessions at the Forum are organised by participants.

Individuals interested in attending the Forum should complete the online registration form no later than 17 August 2023 (23:59 CET).


The Public Forum is the WTO’s largest outreach event, providing a unique platform for interested stakeholders from around the world to discuss the latest developments in global trade and to propose ways of enhancing the multilateral trading system. The event attracts over 2,000 representatives each year from civil society, academia, business, government, international organisations and the media. See more information on previous Public Fora.

Should you have any questions, please contact the Public Forum Team at: [email protected]




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