Catégorie Trade

The Future of Trade and Globalization—A Conversation with Former WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy

On this episode of the podcast, AICGS President Jeff Rathke and Peter Rashish, Director of the AICGS Geoeconomics Program, discuss the challenges facing globalization and the evolving international trading system with Pascal Lamy, former Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the Coordinator of the Jacques Delors Institutes. Is the world in an era […]

Sabine Weyand: ‘The EU found out that we are dependent on Russia. We can’t afford that’

Europe’s director-general of trade has discovered that assertiveness pays — and that economic ties can mask vulnerabilities No one loves free trade anymore, the great powers have embraced protection, the EU can achieve little. So goes the narrative. But in her seventh-floor office in Brussels, the jovial Sabine Weyand tries not to take it too […]

Ukraine-Krieg: Europas Schlachten um die Deutungshoheit und die Zeit

Was bedeutet der Ukraine-Krieg für Europa? Und worauf kommt es jetzt an? – Die Vordenker Pascal Lamy und Geneviève Pons im Interview.  Letztes Update am Sonntag, 11.09.2022, 06:40 Warum war Europa so überrascht von Russlands Invasion in der Ukraine? Pascal Lamy: Das hängt mit unserer Ideologie zusammen, nach der die Europäische Union als Friedensstifter konstruiert ist. Wir […]

Berlin Bulletin: Trust is eroding — Still happy together — Outside view

BY FLORIAN EDER AND LAURENZ GEHRKE SEPTEMBER 2, 2022 1:30 PM OUTSIDE VIEW BULLETIN INTERVIEW: Germany’s harshest critics sit of course in “Washington and Warsaw,” noted Pascal Lamy. “There is a lot of finger-pointing,” said the president of the Paris Peace Forum, former European commissioner and world trade supremo, veteran Socialist politician, and a — very active — former head […]

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 […]