Race for the WTO Director-General job: Seven candidates speak

Bernard Hoekman, Petros Mavroidis 03 April 2013



Richard Baldwin

Introduction: The choice of a new WTO Director-General
Bernard M. Hoekman and Petros C. Mavroidis

Challenges and way forward of the WTO
Taeho Bark

A vision for the WTO
Anabel González

WTO: At the crossroads
Tim Groser

Strengthening the WTO
Ahmad Thougan Hindawi

Building a new trade consensus
Alan Kyerematen

Consolidation and adaptation to new challenges
Amina Mohamed

The multilateral trading system and WTO: Challenges and priorities
Mari Pangestu

Professor and Director of Global Economics, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute; Research Fellow, CEPR

Edwin B. Parket Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, New York; Professor of Law at the University of Neuchatel, on leave at the European University Institute. and a CEPR Research Fellow.


  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey

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