The renewal of the global trading system: The WTO at 30


April 16, 2024, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
PIIE Webcast, Washington, DC

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (World Trade Organization) and Adam S. Posen (PIIE)

Event Summary

The Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) presents a fireside chat with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), and Adam S. Posen, PIIE president, on the role of the WTO against a backdrop of a shifting geopolitical landscape. 

Okonjo-Iweala and Posen share their insights on the milestones that have shaped the WTO’s trajectory over the past three decades. They also explore the organization’s future direction, emphasizing its critical function in fostering global economic stability and growth amidst contemporary challenges. A moderated Q&A session with the audience follows.