The Future of Trade

September 25, 2020

WASHINGTON – As part of its fall series on The Americas in Times of COVID-19, Georgetown Law’s Center for the Advancement of the Rule of Law in the Americas (CAROLA) will host a webinar on “The Future of Trade” on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020.


Amidst the backlash against the global liberal consensus of the last three decades unfolds, what is the future of the international trade regime? Expert panelists will discuss the crisis at the World Trade Organization and proposals to reform it, new trade directions suggested by the USMCA, the Trump administration’s increasing use of national security measures to pursue its strategic trade objectives, and the U.S.-China trade war.


Ambassador James R. Jones, Monarch Global Strategies, former United States Ambassador to Mexico and Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
Harlan Cohen, University of Georgia School of Law
Lori Wallach, Global Trade Watch, Public Citizen
Mark Wu, Harvard Law School

Moderated by: Professor Alvaro Santos, CAROLA, Georgetown Law


Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020
11:00 am – 12:30 pm EDT
(The last half hour will be reserved for questions from the audience)


Via Zoom webinar. Link to be provided to registrants.


Please register via this link.

Upcoming webinars in The Americas in Times of COVID-19 series will include “The New Labor Regime under USMCA” (Oct. 13), “The Future of Migration in the Americas” (Oct. 27) and “A Roadmap for Business, Human Rights and Sustainability in the Americas” (Nov. 10).

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