Conference reviews evolution of Trade Policy Review Mechanism and future challenges
A conference held at the WTO on 27 November 2019 looked back at the achievements of the Trade Policy Review Mechanism over the past 30 years.
Looking to the future, participants concluded that the mechanism needs to adapt if it is to remain a critical tool for preserving transparency in global trade and for allowing members to better understand each other’s trade policies.
Speakers in this video:
Irene Young, Former Chair, WTO Trade Policy Review Body
Clemens Boonekamp, Former Director, WTO Trade Policy Review Division
Richard Eglin, Former Director, WTO Trade Policy Review Division
Harsha V. Singh, WTO Former Deputy Director-General
Cheryl K. Spencer, Jamaica’s Ambassador to the WTO
Peter Tulloch, Former Director, WTO Trade Policy Review Division
Pamela Coke-Hamilton, Director, International Trade and Commodities, UNCTAD
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