Catégorie Globalisation

Quoi faire avec l’inflation? : Entrevue avec Pascal Lamy

Guerre en Ukraine, explosion des prix de l’énergie, hausse des prix généralisée : les banques centrales et les gouvernements sont pris en étau. Il leur faut juguler l’inflation sans étouffer l’économie. Si la Banque mondiale évoque la possibilité d’une récession mondiale l’an prochain, elle indique néanmoins que des marges de manœuvre existent. Le chemin à […]

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 […]

Pascal Lamy on the climate crisis: “We have to go way back to find a global picture as depressing as today”

Cop27 in Egypt must focus on bespoke solutions for the host continent, says the former WTO head. By Philippa Nuttall Pascal Lamy, the former director-general of the World Trade Organisation, likes to keep busy. At 75 many of his peers are settling into their retirement. Lamy, by his own admission, wears “25 hats”. Our video call […]

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 […]