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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 Session on Agriculture and MC13

On May 7, 2024, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) organized an online brainstorming session to discuss about agriculture and MC13. Stuart Harbinson, FMG member and former Chief Representative of HK China to the WTO moderated this session.       At the...

FMG Online Brainstorming Session on Trade in Services and MC13

On April 16, 2024, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) organized an online brainstorming session to discuss about Trade in Services and MC13. Patrick Low, Co-Chair of FMG Board and former Chief Economist of WTO moderated this session.   At the meeting, Sherry...

Trade Policy Preview (TP-P) >>

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

On October 4 2023, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) organized the 9th session of its “Trade Policy Preview” (TP-P) brainstorming series on SACU. 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 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....

Covid-19 and Trade >>

WTO Public Forum >>

2023 WTO Public Forum

From 12th to 15th Sept 2023, the WTO Public Forum 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 FMG members and Friends of FMG have spoken at are listed below....

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...

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FMG Internal Briefing on WTO Subsidy Retreat

On November 10 2023, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) organized an online internal briefing on Subsidy Retreat. John Weekes, FMG member and former Ambassador of Canada to WTO moderated this meeting.   At the meeting, Pimchanok Pitfield, Ambassador of...

FMG Internal Briefing on Mexico’s Recent Trade Policies

On September 11 2023, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) organized an online internal briefing on Mexico’s recent trade policies including the modifications of the import restrictions imposed by the Mexican government. Prof. Xiankun Lu, CEO and Co-Founder of...

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