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 Thailand to WTO and Erwin Bollinger, Ambassador of Switzerland to FMG shared their views on the recent WTO subsidy retreat, future work of WTO, and what FMG could help. Then, the participants had a discussion on this topic.


Over 20 members of FMG/FFMG participated in the meeting.


Annex: List of Participants

Xiankun Lu (FMG)

Wendy Cutler (FMG)

Deborah Elms (FMG)

Jonathan T. Fried (FMG)

Hilda Al-Hinai (FMG)

Bernard Hoekman (FMG)

Herny Gao (FMG)

Alejandro Jara (FMG)

Siqi Li (FMG)

Mia Mikic (FMG)

Janet Macharia (FMG)

Mario Matus (FMG)

Brad McDonald (FMG)

Hamish McCormick (FMG)

Hamid Mamdouh (FMG)

Sherry Stephenson (FMG)

John M Weekes (FMG)


Niall Meagher (FFMG)

Anabel González (FFMG)

Valerie Picard (FFMG)