Category Global Governance

China, EU Urged to Finalize Investment Treaty to Offset Covid-19 Damage

By Lu Zhenhua China and the European Union should conclude their bilateral investment treaty within the year in an effort to boost cross-border investment and offset the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, Pascal Lamy, former director-general of the World Trade Organization said Monday. Read more: https://www.caixinglobal.com/2020-06-23/china-eu-urged-to-finalize-investment-treaty-to-offset-covid-19-damage-101571509.html

How the Coronavirus Will Reshape World Trade

Governments have been using subsidies to prop up domestic businesses through the shutdowns. Some of the most contentious trade fights of recent years — pitting the U.S. against the EU, and nearly every major country against China — have centered on market-distorting government support for industry. Trade experts warn of new battles over whether such […]

Une autre image de l’Amérique

C’est un paradoxe qui mérite réflexion : au moment où les Etats-Unis de Donald Trump donnent au monde entier l’image d’un pays livré aux démons du racisme, de l’arrogance et de l’indifférence aux autres, à l’exemple de son président, inquiétant personnage enivré de son pouvoir et de ses certitudes, une autre image surgit, nourrie par les […]

Le monde de demain

Retrouvez l’intervention de Pascal Lamy dans l’émission de France info “Le Monde de demain” Lien vers la vidéo ci-dessous: https://mobile.france.tv/actualites-et-societe/1788451-le-monde-demain.html

World Trade Organization Seeks New Director-General

Former World Trade Organization Director General Pascal Lamy discusses the search for a new head of the World Trade Organization, globalization and U.S. support for the organization. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.” (Source: Bloomberg) https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2020-06-09/world-trade-organization-seeks-new-director-general-video

“I have never seen such low co-ordination within the international system”

The former WTO chief says the multilateral response to the pandemic has been woefully inadequate by Alex Dean / June 8, 2020 Covid-19 is not just a public health crisis, but also an economic one. Countries the world over are experiencing downturns to rival the Great Depression and there is no knowing when the world economy […]