Catégorie Global Governance

Former WTO Director defends multilateralism on ‘Talking Foreign Affairs’

August, 16, 2022 Former WTO Director-General, Pascal Lamy, was the recent guest on ‘Talking Foreign Affairs’ with Adil Cader. The two discuss WTO, international institutions and their role in the contemporary scenario. The host Adil Cader opens with a question on importance of the World Trade Organization to global affairs. The former director-general responds that […]

Pascal Lamy: Africa’s position at Cop27

Former director-general of the WTO Pascal Lamy joins us to discuss Africa’s position on global climate change ahead of Cop27 in November. Few people understand issues of international trade, development and environment as well as Pascal Lamy. Following eight years as director-general of the World Trade Organisation, Lamy now serves on the board of the Mo Ibrahim […]

La ministérielle de l’OMC, un bilan ni médiocre, ni historique, pour Pascal Lamy

/ Genève (Suisse) – 22 juin 2022 06:45 – AFP (Agnès PEDRERO) Le bilan des accords conclus lors de la 12e Conférence ministérielle de l’Organisation mondiale du commerce à Genève n’est ni historique, ni médiocre, estime pour l’AFP Pascal Lamy, qui a dirigé l’organisation de 2005 à 2013. Q: L’OMC et des Etats parlent d’un […]

Deglobalization Is Not Inevitable

How the World Trade Organization Can Shore Up the Global Economic Order By Pascal Lamy and Nicolas Köhler-Suzuki June 9, 2022 As trade officials gather on the calm shores of Lake Geneva for the World Trade Organization’s long-delayed 12th ministerial conference, a perfect storm is brewing in the multilateral trading system. The cumulative effects of the […]

Analysis: WTO seeks fish, vaccine deals as war ignites trade tensions

June 3, 20228 By Emma Farge and Philip Blenkinsop GENEVA/BRUSSELS, June 3 (Reuters) – The World Trade Organization will host ministers from across the globe this month with the aim of striking deals on fish and vaccines, testing the world’s ability to set trade rules at a time of mounting tensions. Global trade discord, COVID-19 and the crippling […]

Para Lamy, mundo entra em ‘slowbalization’

Para ex-diretor-geral da OMC, a urgência climática aumenta mais rapidamente do que a militarPor Assis Moreira — De Genebra A geopolítica voltou a se impor sobre a geoeconomia. A principal manifestação dessa nova realidade mundial é a rivalidade entre os Estados Unidos e a China, e isso se reflete também na guerra da Rússia contra […]