Revitalizing multilateral trade cooperation: Why? Why now? And how?


December 16, 2020, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
Virtual Event

Anabel González (PIIE), Richard Baldwin (Graduate Institute, Geneva) and Patrick Low (Asia Global Institute)

Event Summary

In their new ebook on “Revitalizing Multilateralism: Pragmatic Ideas for the New WTO Director-General”, Simon J. Evenett and Richard Baldwin put together a collection of essays by over 20 World Trade Organization (WTO) experts to discuss how to enhance the crisis management capabilities of the WTO, how to reassess the WTO’s place in the world trading system and how to revamp WTO rules in light of the pandemic. What are the book’s key messages?

Joining this episode of Trade Winds were:

Anabel González, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

Richard Baldwin, Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute (Geneva), ex-President of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), and Founder of
Patrick Low, Fellow at the Asia Global Institute and former Chief Economist at the WTO



About This Series

Trade Winds is a monthly virtual event series hosted by Cecilia Malmström that explores the future of global commerce, including ways that international cooperation on trade can accelerate the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.