Location: 9th Floor Convening Space at 500 1st
Date: April 13, 2023
Organized by Center on Inclusive Trade and Development

CITD is proud to announce its first annual signature conference, Rethinking World Trade 2023 on the margins of the World Trade/IMF meetings. The Center is bringing together thought leaders from around the world in the international trade, development, research, and investment spaces to present papers and lead discussions among invited participants from the corporate, labor, development, think tank, policy-making, NGO, and international institutions community on the critical inclusive trade issues of the day. Our 2023 conference will focus on reframing the global trade system through an inclusive lens, featuring cutting-edge research from key scholars and trade practitioners.

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The event will take place in-person at the Washington, DC Georgetown University Law Center campus, with the option to join virtually via Zoom. Registration is open, with a capped in-person audience.


Rethinking World Trade 2023 Flier which states: Date: Thursday, April 13, 2023 Time: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm Address: 500 1st St NW, Washington, DC Join us and experts from around the world so we can reimagine a world trading system that is inclusive of all, supports development, and understands the power and promise of the digital world. 1. Keynote addresses by DDG Anabel González of the World Trade Organization and Professor Richard Baldwin of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. 2. Launch of UN Handbook for Trade Negotiators. 3. Four panels on reimagining world trade: Rethinking the Global Trading System: What is working and what is not working? Inclusive Trade and Development: What is it and how should it shape the global trading system of the future? Gender and Trade: How could initiatives on gender and trade deliver real results? Inclusive Digital Trade: What are the building blocks of an inclusive digital trade agenda? Limited Seating Available REGISTER NOW TO ATTEND IN-PERSON Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made to citd@georgetown.edu by April 10th. Photos of panelists in order: DDG Anabel Gonzalez WTO, Professor Richard Baldwin Graduate Institute of International Development Studies, Jennifer Hillman Co-Director CITD, Katrin Kuhlmann Co-Director CITD, Anupam Chander Georgetown University. Organized by Center on International Trade and Development and the Global Tech Net Working Group, sponsored by VISA.