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The Friends of Multilateralism Group

Instructions for participation in FMG events

  1. When participating in events organized by the FMG either virtually or in person, participants should indicate their names, titles and their affiliation (for example, Amb./PR XXX, “France”or “French Mission to the WTO”).
  2. Affiliations should reflect the official nomenclature used by the WTO.
  3. IGO and NGOs should use their official affiliation (for example,“WEF” or “World Economic Forum”).
  4. When making interventions, participants should also use the above-mentioned nomenclature.

WTO Reform

FMG Online Brainstorming on Developmental Dimension of WTO Reform

On April 25, 2023, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) organized an online brainstorming session on Developmental Dimension of WTO Reform. Mario Matus, FMG member and former Ambassador of Chile to the WTO moderated this session.   Kadra Ahmed Hassan,...

Trade Policy Preview (TP-P)

FMG “Trade Policy Preview” (TP-P) Session on EU

On May 30 2023, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) organized the 8th session of its “Trade Policy Preview” (TP-P) brainstorming series on EU. Clemens Boonekamp, FMG member and former Director of the Agriculture Division of the WTO moderated this session....

FMG “Trade Policy Preview” (TP-P) Session on Japan

On February 21 2023, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) organized the 7th session of its “Trade Policy Preview” (TP-P) brainstorming series on Japan. Xiankun LU, CEO of FMG moderated this session.   Simon Evenett, FMG member and coordinator of Global...

Covid-19 and Trade

Interview Series: MC12 and beyond

FMG MC12 Interview with Wendy Cutler

On July 7th, the FMG organized the 16th session of its interview series “MC12 and Beyond”. Xiankun Lu, CEO of FMG interviewed Ms. Wendy Cutler, FMG member, Vice President of the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) and former Acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative on...

FMG MC12 Interview with Stuart Harbinson

On June 30th, the FMG organized the 15th session of its interview series “MC12 and Beyond”. Xiankun Lu, CEO of FMG interviewed Mr. Stuart Harbinson, FMG member and Former Chief Representative of HK China to the WTO on MC12 outcomes about JSIs, the opportunities and...

WTO Public Forum

2022 WTO Public Forum

From 27th to 30th Sept 2022, the WTO Public Forum 'Towards a sustainable and inclusive recovery: ambition to action' was held at the WTO premises in Geneva. The Friends of Multilateralism Group has actively participated in this year’s public forum. The sessions that...

Others

FMG Internal Briefing on the New Book of Henry Gao and Weihuan Zhou

On April 10, 2023, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) organized an internal briefing on the New Book of Prof. Henry Gao and Prof. Weihuan Zhou titled “Between Market Economy and State Capitalism: China's State-Owned Enterprises and the World Trading System”....

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