The 2023 Public Forum is entitled “It is Time for Action”. The sub-themes are “The role of the services sector in sustainable trade”, “Inclusive policies for the advancement of green trade” and “Digitalisation as a tool for the greening of supply chains”.

The 2023 Public Forum will be held in person at the WTO in Geneva. The online registration form, which must be completed by all participants, is available here.

The Forum will have more than 120 sessions focusing on how trade can contribute to a greener and more sustainable future. The provisional programme is available here.

Click here for further information on this year's Forum.


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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