|WEBINAR: Policy concerns and ideas on how to strengthen the situation in the trade of vital medical supplies, Wednesday, 27 May 2020,16:00 – 17:00|
INTERNATIONAL TRADE & HEALTH WEBINAR SERIES
Policy concerns and ideas on how to strengthen the situation in the trade of vital medical supplies
Wednesday, 27 May 2020,16:00 – 17:00
The CTEI will be hosting two webinars on International Trade and Health to discuss trade responses to the current health crisis and explore new policies on how to strengthen the situation in the trade of vital medical supplies.
This second webinar will present and discuss some possible policies responses and measures that Governments could take with a view to improving the situation on trade policy in the midst of the COVID19 crisis and future global health crises. This could include proposals on tariff reductions, restraints on export controls, etc. The goal is to explore what the talks might be about and what form they should take.
Panellists: Karl Brauner, Deputy Director-General, World Trade Organization Dr. Esperanza Martinez, Head, Health Unit, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Henrik Isakson, Director, Trade Policy, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise Alan Winters, Professor, Economics, University of Sussex, Director, UK Trade Policy Observatory
Richard Baldwin, Professor, International Economics, Co-Director Centre for Trade and Economic Integration, The Graduate Institute, Geneva
The webinar will be hosted on the following link