WTO Reform: Suggestions from Recent Research (Video)

This webinar, organised in partnership with Bertelsmann Stiftung on 8 July, presented findings and recommendations for WTO reform, based on a Bertelsmann Stiftung-support research project. Speakers focused on working practices; dispute settlement; managing subsidy-related spillovers and governance of plurilateral initiatives.

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VIDEO: EU and Trade Policy Coherence at Times of COVID19

On 18 May the RESPECT project, led by Prof. Bernard Hoekman, hosted an online panel which discussed patterns and prospects of trade policy strategies since the COVID19 crisis outbreak. Panellists focused on trade policy responses in Europe, their coherence across EU Member States and EU institutions, their implications for business and developing countries.

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E-Democracy – Opportunities and Challenges

The opportunities and challenges of e-democracy form central reference points for any reflection on modern participatory democracy and on the future of democracy itself. The workshop ‘E-democracy’ we organised on 25 January 2019 at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced …

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World Trade Forum 2018

On 28-29 September more than 100 trade practitioners, and scholars, government officials, and representatives of international and nongovernmental organizations participated in the 2018 World Trade Forum at the European University Institute in Florence Italy. Sessions addressed the state …

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Asia-EU Trade Workshop and Roundtable

On 31 May and 1 June 2019 the Global Economics team at the Global Governance Programme of  the Schuman Centre organised a workshop and round-table on ‘Asia-EU Trade’. he participants discussed ongoing research papers prepared as part of the RESPECT project…

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