Time to Rethink the World Trading System

13 December 2010

Dr Brett Williams has been invited to participate in the Cordell Hull Institute's project on "Time to Rethink the World Trading System" led by Hugh Corbett, Director of the Cordell Hull Institute and Bernard Hoekman, Director of the International Trade Department of the World Bank.

Dr Williams joined approximately 40 experts from around the world to participate in the project's second Conference on the topic of "Liberalization of Trade in Services" in Sydney from 10-12 December 2010.

The conference, chaired by John M Weekes, a former Canadian Ambassador to the World Trade Organization, prepared a report of the study group aimed at suggesting potential innovations that could reinvigorate negotiations to liberalize trade in services.

Contact: Greg Sherington

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