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24 Jun 2020


Peter Van den Bossche talks about Roberto Azevêdo's departure as Director General of the WTO on SRF's "Echo der Zeit"

Peter Van den Bossche, The WTI's Director of Studies, shared his thoughts on Roberto Azevêdo's resignation as the WTO's Director General and what possible challenges his successor might have to face. The programme was aired on Saturday, 20 June 2020.

Questions addressed in the programme included:

  • Which kind of candidate is required and where from?
  • What would be his or her main challenge at the institution?
  • Is a candidate from neutral Switzerland a realistic option?

You can listen to the full programme here. The section about Roberto Azevêdo's succession starts at 04:45. Kindly note that the programme is mostly in German.

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