Rules of Origin: New Interview Series by UNCTAD and EUI

The Global Economics team at the Global Governance Programme (GGP) has initiated a new video series on ‘Rules of Origin’ and international trade. Hosted by the Schuman Centre of the European University Institute (EUI), it comprises of interviews led by Mr. Stefano Inama, Chief, Technical Assistance and Enhanced Integrated Framework Section at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). This video series aims to bring to all stakeholders, in particular the private sector, governments, international organisations, academia and the general public, the issues at stake, the recent developments and valuable research.

The first episode of ‘Rules of Origin’ provides a general introduction on the topic, explains how it impacts our everyday lives and describes the joint research initiative of the UNCTAD and EUI.

Rules of Origin | Episode 1 | Introduction

Episode 1 | Introduction | Stefano Inama, UNCTAD

In the second episode, interviewed by Matteo Fiorini of the GGP, Stefano Inama talks about the implications of the current rules of origin system for Least Developed Countries (LDCs), what needs to improve and what is the role of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Rules of Origin | Episode 2 | LDCs, Duty-Free & Quota-Free Market Access

Episode 2 | LDCs, Duty-Free & Quota-Free Market Access | Stefano Inama, UNCTAD