WTO Public Forum 2021: Trade Beyond COVID-19: Building Resilience

This year’s Public Forum, entitled “Trade Beyond COVID-19: Building Resilience”, looked at the effects of the pandemic on trade and how the multilateral trading system can help build resilience to COVID-19 and future crises. Under the main theme the Public Forum’s sub-themes were Enhancing Resilience beyond COVID-19; Strengthening the Multilateral Trading System; and Collective Action towards Sustainable Trade.

TIISA Network Director; Jane Drake-Brockman participated as coordinator in the following sessions.

WTO Joint initiative on services domestic regulation 

Services and innovation: The future is digital 

Other sessions of interest

Making plurilateral negotiations support the multilateral trading system.

COVID crisis, industrial subsidies and the way forward

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