The first lecture in 2018 of our series the Trade Lecture Sessions at the WTO series – on the subject of ‘The Future of WTO Dispute Settlement’ – took place earlier today at the World Trade Organization in Geneva.
On this occasion, the Mission of Israel to the WTO hosted the World Trade Institute. The lecture was attended by over 100 people.
Rodolfo Rivas, Senior Counsellor Legal and Economic Affairs at the Mission of Israel, chaired the lecture session, which consisted of short presentations by various speakers followed by a round of questions.
Former WTI Managing Director Professor Thomas Cottier and current Deputy Managing Director Professor Manfred Elsig represented the WTI. The other speakers were Celso de Tarso Pereira, Minister-Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Brazil to the WTO; Koji Saito, Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Japan to International Organisations in Geneva; and Professor Gabrielle Marceau, Senior Counsellor, Legal Affairs Division WTO.