Tuesday 28 February 2017, 15:00 - 17:00

Making Trade More Inclusive

Didier REYNDERS, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs

with DG Azevêdo, WTO; and DG Ryder, ILO

Auditorium A1
Maison de la Paix, Geneva

15:00  Welcome and Introduction:

Joost PAUWELYN, Professor, International Law, Graduate Institute, Geneva

15.10-15.40  High-level segment with:

  • Didier REYNDERS, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Roberto AZEVÊDO, Director-General, World Trade Organization
  • Guy RYDER, Director-General, International Labour Organization

15.40-17.00 Expert Segment with

  • Deborah GREENFIELD, Deputy Director-General for Policy, International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • Marva CORLEY-COULIBALY*, Senior Economist, ILO
  • Marc BACCHETTA, Counsellor, Economics Research and Statistics Division, World Trade Organization
  • Gabrielle MARCEAU, PhD., Associate Professor at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva

* Marva Corley-Coulibaly is the Coordinator of the report Assessment of labour provisions in trade arrangements, an ILO study supported by the Swiss, Canadian and Flemish Governments and the European Commission

The expert comments will be followed by Q&A with the audience

17:00  Reception

Courtesy of Mr Geert MUYLLE, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Belgium; and Mr Kris DIERCKX, General Representative of the Government of Flanders to the UN in Geneva

This Round Table is organised by the Graduate Institute's Centre for Trade and Economic Integration, in partnership with the Permanent Mission of Belgium to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

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