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Workshop in Talloires : Informal Brainstorming Workshop “Quo vadis for the LIDCs at the WTO”



Workshop in Laos on the Doha Round, mega-regional agreements and e-commerce
IDEAS Centre’s two joint sessions at the WTO Public Forum 2016
FAO/IDEAS Centre workshop on agriculture and food security – 13 July 2016
Full videos of the T20 Conference on Trade and Investment
Signature of a MoU between IDEAS Centre and the Faculty of Law in Belgrade
Launch of an IDEAS Centre e-book: The Future of the WTO and the WTO of the Future / Lancement d’un e-book d’IDEAS Centre: Le futur de l’OMC et l’OMC du futur
Book Launch – Future of the Global Trade Order
Wilton Park Event: Unlocking the potential for the WTO to deliver modern trade deals
IDEAS Centre co-organising the T20 Trade and Investment Conference
9th Annual Update on WTO Dispute Settlement
International Law prize awarded to Mr Saborío Soto
How to Get Out of the SDT Box and Move SDGs and WTO Negotiations Ahead?
Event in Singapore: Exploring collective food security in Asia
Article du Temps sur la Chine et sa politique commerciale internationale
Article about Sino-Swiss cooperation, by Xiankun Lu



IDEAS Centre attended two conferences in China
IDEAS Centre session at the Trade Development Symposium, Nairobi: “From crop to shop: climbing in the cotton/textile value-chain through regional integration in Africa”
IDEAS Centre on the Panel at the Trade and Development Symposium, Nairobi : “WTO Rules on Farm Goods and Fish: Towards More Equitable, Sustainable, and Efficient Global Markets?”
IDEAS Centre on the Panel at the Trade and Development Symposium, Nairobi: “The Role of Trade Facilitation in the Context of Increasing Regional Integration of LDCs”
New Publication: On a Trade-Related Work Programme for More Growth and Better Jobs Suggestions for China G-20 2016 by Independent Academics
WTO Public Forum 2015: Session by the Ministry of Industry and Commerce of Lao PDR and IDEAS Centre, 30 September, 16:00
WTO Public Forum 2015: Session by the Centre for Policy Dialogue and IDEAS Centre, 30 September, 17:30
IDEAS Centre at an ICTSD panel on cotton trade and policies
A new organisational structure for IDEAS Centre
Second meeting of the Working Party on Liberia’s WTO accession
IDEAS Centre at an ICTSD event on trade and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): “Trade in the Post 2015 Agenda: Building Coherence”
IDEAS Centre at an ICTSD panel on agriculture and negotiations: “Understanding the interests of agricultural exporting and importing countries”
IDEAS Centre au 50ème anniversaire de l’IPD
LDC Workshop on the Work Programme / Atelier PMA sur le programme de travail



LDC Workshop on Food Security / Atelier pour les PMA sur la sécurité alimentaire
Mongolia’s regional integration challenges and opportunities
WTO training and capacity-building in Myanmar



IDEAS Centre session at the Bali Trade & Development Symposium – The way forward after Bali: challenges and opportunities for LDCsReport on the conference / Rapport sur la conférence
Joint BFTI-IDEAS Centre session at the Bali Trade & Development Symposium – WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement: Opportunities and Challenges for LDCs and Developing Countries
Second Trade Policy Review of the Kyrgyz Republic
IDEAS Centre session at the WTO Public Forum 2013
UNCTAD Public Symposium 2013
Lao PDR: a WTO accession success story



WTO Public Forum 2011 – Discussion on Agricultural Export Restrictions



High-level meeting of representatives from countries acceding to the WTO concerning a development-oriented initiative to LDCs’ accession to the WTO
A US-Africa dialogue – Public conference on cotton and trade in Washington DC



Conference of the Geneva Trade and Development Forum



The next steps for Africa – International conference on cotton in Washington DC

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