The future of the WTO in a Multipolar World with Mr. Pascal LAMY
Brazil - 17 July 2014
The Center for Global Trade and Investment Studies of the FGV School of Economics invites interested practitioners, government staff and academics to the International Conference on the Future of WTO in a Multipolar World with Mr. Pascal Lamy.
Mr. Pascal Lamy is the former Director-General of the WTO, acting from September 2005 to August 2013. The Conference will focus on important issues to the World Trading System, specifically on the impacts of preferential trade agreements and mega-agreements to the WTO.
CGTI also invited relevant policymakers and academics as discussants to the main issues that will be raised by Mr. Lamy:
Ambassador Rubens Barbosa, former ambassador to Brazil in London (1994-1999) and Washington, D.C. (1999-2004).
Professor Alberto do Amaral Jr, Faculty of Law, University of São Paulo
Professor Umberto Celli Jr, Faculty of Law, University of São Paulo
Professor Vera Thorstensen, WTO Chair Holder
The Conference will bring together practitioners, policymakers and academics engaged in trade discussions.
9h30-10h – Welcome Coffee
10h00 – 12h30 – Lecture on the Future of WTO in a Multipolar World
Chair: Vera Thorstensen (FGV)
Keynote Speaker: Pascal Lamy
Discussants: Amb. Rubens Barbosa, Alberto do Amaral (FD-USP) and Umberto Celli (FDRP-USP)