On 21st April 2023, the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG) organized an internal briefing by José Valencia, Ecuador’s WTO Ambassador on the Dialogue on Plastics Pollution and Environmentally Sustainable Plastics Trade (IDP). Hamid Mamdouh, FMG member and former Director of Trade in Services and Investment Division of the WTO moderated this meeting.


Ambassador Jose Valencia briefed the participants on the IDP, the status quo and perspectives for MC13, and then answered the questions from the participants.


Annex: List of confirmed participants


Clemens Boonekamp (FMG)

Alejandro Jara (FMG)

Hamid Mamdouh (FMG)

Mia Mikic (FMG)

Victor Do Prado (FMG)

Hector Torres (FMG)

Xinquan Tu (FMG)

Colette van der Ven (FMG)

Brad McDonald (FFMG)