What Future for the Global Trading System? | University of Oxford

What Future for the Global Trading System?

Speaker
Jonathan Fried, Chair of the WTO General Council, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada
Event date
Event time
14:00 - 15:30
Venue
Blavatnik School of Government
10 Merton Street
Oxford
OX1 4JJ
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Not required

Is the World Trade Organisation still relevant? It is 20 years old and has only just concluded its first deal. Major countries, including the United States and European Union, are negotiating deals outside the WTO. Why is it so hard to reach multilateral agreement? How will trade be governed in the future?