THE WTO: BUILDING
Public Opening of the new WTO Campus — Sunday, 30 June 2013
On Sunday 30 June 2013, the WTO opened its doors to the general public to inaugurate the new WTO campus, bringing together WTO members, staff and local residents.
Guided tours, art exhibits and presentations were organized throughout the day. The tours commenced after the ribbon-cutting ceremony in the new WTO building. A presentation by the architect of the new building, Mr Jens Wittfoht, took place at 2 pm.
The programme for this event is outlined below:
Public Opening of the New WTO Campus
Sunday, 30 June 2013
11:00-12:00 — Inauguration Ceremony
Pascal Lamy, WTO Director-General
Ambassador Shahid Bashir, Chairman of the WTO General Council
Johann N. Schneider-Ammann, Member of the Swiss Federal Council
Charles Beer, President of the State Council
Sandrine Salerno, Mayor of Geneva
12:15-12:30 — Ribbon Cutting & Vin d'honneur
11:00-16:00 — Guided Tours, Art Exhibits and Presentations