Conversation between WTO DDG Ellard and WCP chairs in Latin America

In the framework of her visit to Peru, DDG Angela Ellard will meet with WTO Chairs from Latin America to discuss topic of development and inclusivity in trade

Conversation between WTO DDG Ellard and WCP chairs in Latin America

WTO Chairs Programme issues a call for applications

Eligible candidates are invited to complete their applications.

The deadline has been extended to 31 May 2024.

WTO Chairs Programme issues a call for applications

High Level Dialogue with Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in Peru

WTO DG discussed with Peru’s Ambassador to the WTO, Ana Cecilia Gervasi, H.E Mercedes Araoz, former Vice President of Peru, Diego Llosa, Senior Export Manager, and Former Vice Minister of Foreign Trade and Fernando Piérola, Peruvian Director at the ACWL the outlook for Bretton Woods and GATT at 80, WTO at 30, and the challenges & opportunities for the world trading system.

High Level Dialogue with Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: “The WTO role in addressing key global challenges”

Commemorating 30th anniversary of the Marrakesh Agreement

In the framework of events commemorating 30th anniversary of the Marrakesh Agreement, a fireside chat with WTO Director-General Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Ambassador Sofía Boza was held on 30 April 2024 #WTOat30

Fireside chat with the WTO Director-General Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Ambassador Sofía Boza

WTO Chair in Ecuador announces SCHOLARSHIPS for the XII Doctoral School

Apply by 31st May, 2024

WTO Chair in Ecuador announces SCHOLARSHIPS for the XII Doctoral School

Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar announces the First WTO Simulation Model in Ecuador

Registration open until June 30, 2024

Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar announces the First WTO Simulation Model in Ecuador

WTO Chairs Programme holds 2023 Annual Conference

The Annual Conference of the WTO Chairs took place at the WTO on 21-23 June

WTO Chairs Programme holds Annual Conference

About the WTO Chairs Programme

Fostering research, training and outreach activities of relevance to governmental policymakers and other stakeholders at universities in developing countries and least developed countries.

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What people are saying

The WTO Chair at the University of Tunis helped build a network of trade researchers and experts all over the Middle East and North Africa. This vibrant ecosystem could not have been possible without the WTO Chairs program.

Lionel Fontagne
Director of the Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne, Professor of economics

The WTO Chairs Program has been instrumental in promoting South-South discussions of trade and cross-country learning. Case studies where it has been successful is in South Africa and Rwanda.

Richard Newfarmer
Country Director at International Growth Centre

The WTO Chairs programme is invaluable. Through the Chairs’ Outreach pillar, the chair holders familiarize stakeholders in developing countries with the WTO, bringing clarity to its role.

Clemens Boonekamp
Partner at Ideas Centre