Leveraging Tools and Capacity for Trade Facilitation Agreement

Friday, May 2, 2014 - 11:00 AM
Parker Hall, Leopoldskronstrasse 56-58, Salzburg, Austria
  • Brett House
  • Duk Geun Ahn (Associate Dean and Professor at Seoul National University)
  • Brett House (CIGI Senior Fellow) Mark Pearson (Former Program Director of Trademark Southern Africa)
  • Antoni Estevadeordal (Chief of Trade Division at InterAmerican Development Bank
May 2

This session is part of the 533rd session of the Salzburg Global Seminar, which runs April 30 to May 2, under the theme of New Dynamics in Global Trade Architecture: WTO, G20 and Regional Agreements.

 Panelists:

Duk Geun Ahn, Associate Dean and Professor, Seoul National University

Brett House, Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation

Mark Pearson, Former Program Director, Trademark Southern Africa

Antoni Estevadeordal, Chief, Trade Division, InterAmerican Development Bank

Panel Chair:

Maarten Smeets, Chief of Section, Technical Coordination, World Trade Organization

Event Speakers

Brett House is a CIGI Senior Fellow. Additionally, he is a Visiting Scholar at Massey College, University of Toronto and Lecturer in the Economics Department and a Senior Fellow at the Jeanne Sauvé Foundation at McGill University. His research looks at the effects of trade liberalization on growth, the rise of emerging markets, and options to improve sovereign debt restructuring. He is also an advisor to and partner in Tau+ Investment Management, a start-up impact fund.