Activities

 

The Friends of Multilateralism Group

FMG and PEG Virtual Briefing on Investment Facilitation

On 6th October 2020, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) and The Punta del Este Group (PEG) co-organized an online briefing on investment facilitation.   Mr. Mathias Francke, Ambassador of Chile and Coordinator of the WTO Joint Initiative on Investment...

FMG and PEG Virtual Briefing on DEPA

On 7th September 2020, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) and The Punta del Este Group (PEG) co-organized an online briefing on the recently concluded “Digital Economy Partnership Agreement” (DEPA) among Chile, New Zealand and Singapore.   Mr. Nicolás...

Joint FMG and PEG Virtual Meeting on Fishery Subsidies

On 11th June 2020, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) and The Punta del Este Group (PEG) co-organized a virtual meeting on the WTO negotiation of fishery subsidies.   H.E. Ambassador Santiago Will, ambassador and Permanent Representative of Colombian to...

FMG and PEG Virtual Brainstorming on Covid-19 and Trade

On 17 April 2020, The Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) and The Punta del Este Group (PEG) co-organized a virtual brainstorming titled “To Combat Covid-19: How can trade help?”.   H.E. Ernesto TALVI, Uruguay Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Ambassador Alan...

FMG Brainstorming on Alternatives after the Appellate Body Collapse

On March 10th, 2020, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) has organized in Geneva a brainstorming on alternatives after the Appellate Body collapse. Participants discussed two issues, i.e. “potential alternatives for an appeal mechanism” and “the way forward to...

FMG, IISD and PEW Joint Retreat on Fisheries Subsidies Negotiations

On November 13th, 2019, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) has co-organized together with the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the Pew Charitable Trusts (PEW) an Ambassadors’ Retreat on WTO fisheries subsidies negotiation. Issues...

FMG Brainstorming on US Memorandum and Developing Country

On October 10th, 2019, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) has organized in Geneva a brainstorming meeting on US Memorandum and Developing Country status. Mr. Chad BOWN, Reginald Jones Senior Fellow at Peterson Institute for International Economics of the US,...

FMG and PEG Joint Seminar on WTO Reform

On June 21st, 2019, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) has co-organized with the Punta del Este Group (PEG) in Geneva a seminar titled “Rebuilding Trust: the way forward for a successful WTO reform”. Issues discussed include state of play of WTO crisis and...

FMG and WEF Joint Brainstorming on China’s Position of WTO Reform

On May 29th, 2019, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) has co-organized with the World Economic Forum (WEF) a brainstorming dinner titled “China’s Position of WTO Reform-From an Academic Perspective” in Geneva. Professor TU Xinquan, Dean of China Institute of...

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