Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas participated in 8th WTO Ministerial Conference
19 December 2011
Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas participated in the Eighth World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference, which was held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 15 to 17 December 2011. In parallel to the Plenary Session, where WTO trade ministers made prepared statements, three working sessions took place with the following themes: "Importance of the Multilateral Trading System and the WTO", "Trade and Development" and "Doha Development Agenda". The Miniterial Conference also took up the accessions of Russia, Samoa, and Montenegro to the WTO.