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World Trade and Global Governance

Conference

Speaker(s)

Pascal Lamy,

Date and Time

February 10, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Availability

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Open to the public.

RSVP required by 5PM February 09.

Location

Bechtel Conference CenterEncina Hall, 616 Serra Street, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305
 
Mr. Lamy spoke on the necessary mix of economic, social, and political policies that will determine the efficacy of free trade as an engine of global economic growth. In particular, he outlined a statement of his own thinking about the future of global governance and international trade, and describe what remains to be done in addressing the challenges of globalization. Additionally, Mr. Lamy reflected on the features of modern politics that create governance gridlock and thwart global oversight, and identified how progress can be made in overcoming impediments to policy action at the international level. 
 
Mr. Lamy served as the Director-General of the World Trade Organization from 2005-2013. He is currently the Honorary President of the Paris-based think tank, Notre Europe.
 

 

 

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