The topic for the Fifth informal consultation was "Assessment of the 5th WTO Ministerial Meeting in Cancún and the way forward for the DDA". The discussion was structured into two areas of focus, as follows:
Morning session: How will work resume in Geneva after Cancún?
Afternoon session: What will be the relationship between open multilateralism and regionalism?
Summary Record of the Consultation:
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OECD Policy Brief entitled "Policy Brief: Regionalism and the Multilateral Trading System - The role of regional trade agreements"
Submissions by Civil Society Organisations: