Geneva - 2011


Statements from the opening session

The statements below were delivered at the opening session of the Eighth WTO Ministerial Conference on 15 December 2011. They are published “as received” by the Secretariat, in the original language. Official versions and translations will be made available in due course.

 See also:
> Statements by members and observers at the plenary session

Other WTO Ministerials:
> Geneva 30 Nov.-2 Dec. 2009
> Hong Kong 13–18 Dec 2005
> Cancún 10–14 Sept. 2003
> Doha 9–14 Nov. 2001
> Seattle 30 Nov.–3 Dec. 1999
> Geneva 18 & 20 May 1998
> Singapore 9–13 Dec. 1996

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Olusegun Olutoyin Aganga
    Chair of the Ministerial Conference
    Nigeria’s Trade and Investment Minister
    Text   Audio/Video

  • Statement by Mr. Pascal Lamy
    Director-General of the WTO
    Text    Audio/Video

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Yonov Frederick Agah
    Chair of the General Council
    Text   Audio/Video

  • Statement by Mrs. Patricia Francis
    Executive Director of the International Trade Center (ITC)
    Text   Audio/Video