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屠新泉教授与多国驻WTO大使对话中国WTO改革建议

 

“多边之友小组”(FMG)和世界经济论坛(WEF) 联合举办“中国在WTO改革上的立场”高级别晚餐会

2019年5月29日,日内瓦“多边主义小组”(Friends of Multilateralism Group, FMG)和世界经济论坛(WEF)联合在日内瓦举办了“中国在WTO改革上的立场”高级别晚餐会。会议由FMG联合召集人卢先堃教授和WEF国际贸易与投资总监Sean Doherty主持。

晚餐会上,对外经贸大学WTO研究院屠新泉教授做了主旨发言,围绕中国于5月13日向WTO提交的《中国关于世贸组织改革的建议文件》,从学术视角介绍了中国在WTO改革上的立场。欧盟、瑞士、印度、墨西哥、新西兰、澳大利亚、新加坡、挪威等10个WTO成员的大使和副代表、FMG多位成员以及“FMG之友”(FFMG)参加,就WTO改革、中国立场和作用以及中美贸易冲突的影响等展开了热烈讨论。

 

(晚餐会方程和参会名单请见附件)

The Friends of Multilateralism Group

(FMG简介)

The Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG), established in 2016 in Geneva, is agroup of independent experts firmly committed to promoting multilateralism andshared growth within the multilateral trading system (MTS). They mainly includeformer senior trade diplomats, former senior staff of internationalorganizations and renowned scholars. FMG endeavors to buttress efforts byMembers, both delegations and capital officials, on WTO reform and other issuesof importance to the MTS and help them restore the centrality of the WTO forthe governance of trade and investment. FMG will strive to providehigh-quality, independent and expert advice through a series of activities andproducts, including researches, debates, consultations and policy advice, tohelp build a positive eco-system to inform and support potential compromisesand landing zones for the sustainability of the multilateral trading system.

FMG is co-organized by Alejandro JARA and Xiankun LU. Itsmembers include Richard BALDWIN, Daniel CROSBY, Simon EVENETT, StuartHARBINSON, Bernard HOEKMAN, Anabel GONZALEZ, Alejandro JARA, Patrick LOW,Xiankun LU, Hamid MAMDOUH, Hector TORRES, Guillermo VALLES. FMG engagesextensively external independent experts, as need be.

Some representatives of relatedinternational organizations are also invited in theirpersonal capacity, as“Friends of FMG” (FFMG), to enrich the discussions and bridge effectivemessage-passing with such organizations. FFMG members areVictor DO PRADO (WTO),  Sean DOHERTY(WEF), Pamela Rosemarie Coke Hamilton (UNCTAD), Jos VERBEEK (WB), and AnthonyWilson (ITC).

 

 

 

Dinner on China’s Position on WTO Reform

29thMay 2019, 19:00-21:00

Hotelde la Cigogne, Place Longemalle, Geneva, Switzerland

Agenda

19:00    Welcomedrink

19:15    Welcomingremarks and introductions (5 minutes)

-    Xiankun LU, Friends of Multilateralism Group

19:20    Keynoteaddress (15 minutes)

-    Tu Xinquan, Dean, China Institute of WTOStudies, University of International Business and Economics

19:35   Q & A (15 minutes)

19:50   Thoughts (10 minutes)

-    Stuart Harbinson, Friends of Multilateralism Group

-    Marc Vanheukelen, Ambassador of the European Union to the WTO

20:00   General discussion

20:55   Closingremarks (5 minutes)

-    Sean Doherty, Head of International Trade and Investment, World Economic         Forum, andFriend of Friends of Multilateralism Group (FFMG)

21:00   End

 

 

 

Dinner on China’sPosition on WTO Reform

29th May 2019,19:00-21:00

Hotel de la Cigogne, Place Longemalle,Geneva, Switzerland

ConfirmedParticipants

  • Tu Xinquan, Dean, China Institute of WTO Studies, University of InternationalBusiness and Economics

  • Mikael Anzén, Ambassador of Sweden to the WTO

  • Didier Chambovey, Ambassador of Switzerland to the WTO

  • Frances Lisson, Ambassador of Australia to the WTO

  • Dagfinn Sørli, Ambassador of Norway to the WTO

  • Hung Seng TAN, Ambassador of Singapore to the WTO

  • Marc Vanheukelen, Ambassador of the European Union to the WTO

  • David Walker, Ambassador of New Zealand to the WTO

  • Roberto Zapata, Ambassador of Mexico to the WTO

  • Aseem R. Mahajan, Deputy Permanent Representative of India to the WTO

  • Marcel Vernooij, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the WTO

  • Stuart Harbinson, Friends of Multilateralism Group

  • Patrick Low, Friends of Multilateralism Group

  • Xiankun LU, Friends of Multilateralism Group

  • Hamid Mamdouh, Friends of Multilateralism Group

  • Hector Torres, Friends of Multilateralism Group

  • Sean Doherty, Head of International Trade and Investment, World Economic Forum, andFriend of Friends of Multilateralism Group (FFMG)

  • Pamela Rosemarie Coke Hamilton, Director.Division on International Trade and Commodities, UNCTAD, and Friend of Friends of Multilateralism Group (FFMG)