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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.

Interview Series: MC12 and beyond

FMG MC12 Interview with Sherry Stephenson

On June 24th, the FMG organized the 13th session of its interview series “MC12 and Beyond”. Hamid Mamdouh, FMG member interviewed Ms. Sherry Stephenson, FMG member and Services Convenor for the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) of the WTO on MC12 outcomes on...

FMG MC12 Interview with Victor Do Prado

On June 22nd, the FMG organized the 12th session of its interview series “MC12 and Beyond”. Xiankun Lu, CEO of FMG interviewed Mr. Victor Do Prado, FMG member and former Director of Council and Trade Negotiations Committee at the WTO on the green room process and...

Covid-19 and Trade

FMG & PEG brainstorming on Trade and Health

On May 11th 2021, Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) and The Punta del Este Group (PEG) co-organized an online brainstorming on Trade and Health.   This session was based on following papers: Proposal by South Africa and India (Waiver from certain provisions...

WTO Reform

Trade Policy Preview (T-PP)

FMG Brainstorming on “China Trade Policy Preview” (T-PP)

On 21st May 2021, Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) organized an online brainstorming session on China Trade Policy. Clemens Boonekamp from FMG moderated this meeting.   Professor Cui Fan, Deputy General Secretary and Director of Research at China Society...

Others

FMG Online Discussion on Quad Agreement on TRIPS Waiver

On Tuesday, 5 April 2022, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) organized an internal online meeting about the Quad Agreement on TRIPS Waiver of the WTO.   At the meeting, Peter Ungphakorn, FMG member and former senior information officer of WTO Secretariat,...

FMG Online Discussion on Russia-Ukraine Situation and the WTO

On Monday, 15 March 2022, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) organized an internal online meeting about the current Russia-Ukraine situation and the WTO.   At the meeting, members of FMG shared their insights on the latest Russian-Ukrainian conflicts and...

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