15 Nov 2021

Peter Van den Bossche participates in the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG)'s Online Brainstorming on the WTO Appellate Body

The WTI's Director of studies acted as speaker in this on-invitation-only event to discuss possible solutions to the WTO Appellate Body crisis.

Apart from Prof. Van den Bossche, other speakers who participated include Prof. Xiankun Lu, who also made the opening remarks, Prof. James Bacchus, Prof. Henry Gao, Prof. Jennifer Hillman, and Alan Wolff, who acted as discussant. Prof. Gabrielle Marceau moderated the event.

Established in 2016 in Geneva, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) is a think tank of independent experts firmly committed to promoting multilateralism and shared growth within the multilateral trading system. They mainly include former senior trade diplomats, former senior staff of international organizations and renowned scholars.

A recording of the brainstorming sessions can be found here. The programme of the conference is linked below.