Climate, pandemic, e-commerce, inclusivity — Public Forum addresses priorities for reform

Senior representatives from government, business and civil society outlined their views on 29 September on how to make the WTO fit for purpose in today’s world of trade. Addressing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change, making sure WTO rules are adapted to today’s digital economy and ensuring the benefits of trade extend to all were some of the themes which emerged at the Public Forum high-level session on strengthening the multilateral trading system.