The E15 engages key stakeholders – trade and investment policy makers, business and thought leaders – in policy dialogues in Geneva and around the world to explore and help validate ideas, align interests and strengthen the impetus for change.
Expert Group and Task Force Workshops
Second Expert Group Workshop on Industrial Policy
The E15 Expert Group on Reinvigorating Manufacturing: New Industrial Policy and the Trade System met for the second time on 4-5 December 2014 in Geneva to continue discussions from the group’s first meeting. The group reviewed a number of think pieces and background papers focused on topics including mega-regionals and new industrial policy; the use of new industrial policies to meet economic, social and environmental objectives; industrial policy flexibility in the context of the WTO dispute settlement system; green industrial policies and the WTO’s Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures; and investment and FDI promotion policies.
Attendance at this event was by invitation only.
ICTSD, World Economic Forum, E15 Initiative - Industrial Policy - Harsha V. Singh, Ricardo Melendez-Ortiz
Left to right: Harsha V. Singh, ICTSD; Ricardo Meléndez-Ortiz, ICTSD; Photos by the Image Gate
ICTSD World Economic Forum E15 Initiative - Industrial Policy - Richard Samans
Left to right: Sean Doherty, World Economic Forum; Richard Samans, World Economic Forum
ICTSD, World Economic Forum, E15 Initiative - Industrial Policy - Jayant Dasgupta, Dan Ciuriak, Jan Bohanes
Left to right: Jayant Dasgupta, Permanent Mission of India to the WTO (former); Dan Ciuriak, Ciuriak Consulting; Jan Bohanes, Advisory Centre on WTO Law
ICTSD, World Economic Forum, E15 Initiative - Industrial Policy - Nicolas Imboden, Ann Harrison
Left to right: Nicolas Imboden, IDEAS Centre; Ann Harrison, Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania