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WTO: Public Forum 2023 - Promoting Sustainable Trade and Growth

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WTO - The 2023 Public Forum explored how trade and the WTO can help create a greener and more sustainable future. Explore highlights.

What is the WTO Public Forum?

The Public Forum is the WTO's largest outreach event, providing a unique platform for interested stakeholders from around the world to discuss the latest developments in global trade and to propose ways of enhancing the multilateral trading system.

What was the 2023 Theme of the WTO Public Forum?

The "It is Time for Action" theme for the 2023 year's Public Forum. It was covered in 131 sessions from September 12 to 15. Governments, corporations, non-governmental organisations, academic institutions, and other international organisations that are WTO members hosted the sessions.

What was the 2023 Focus of the WTO Public Forum?

The Public Forum 2023 focused on how trade and the WTO can contribute to developing a greener and more sustainable future. It explored how inclusive trade policy, the services sector, and digitization might help achieve this goal.

Where is the WTO public forum?

The WTO Public Forum will be held in person at the WTO in Geneva. Many sessions were live-streamed on the WTO website.

Links and More Information

Intro To Forum 2023

Forging Trade for a Sustainable Future

This video explored how we can accelerate climate action with value chains, while promoting globally minded policies that support local and international initiatives. From nationally determined contributions to market-based solutions, this panel will tackle the big questions and uncover practical solutions for a more sustainable future.

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