Tasked with managing and liberalizing global trade, the World Trade Organization (WTO) plays a critical role in the increasingly interconnected global economy. Through active negotiation among the world’s trading nations, rule enforcement and dispute settlement, the WTO often serves as a forum for some of the most challenging and influential trade policy debates, which have far-reaching implications for global growth and development.
Reuters/Stringer - A truck drives past wind turbines at a wind power plant in Qingtongxia, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region January 18, 2011.
How Much Will the Davos Initiative Help Reduce Trade Barriers in “Green Goods”?
March 4, 2014, Jaime de Melo
Jaime de Melo examines the impact of the Davos Initiative on reducing trade barriers to trade in environmental goods and to trade in environmental services.
Developing Countries and WTO Dispute Settlement
2009, Chad P. Bown
2013, Paul Blustein
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Nonresident Fellow, Global Economy and Development
Walter D. Valdivia
Fellow, Governance Studies, Center for Technology Innovation
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