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Simon Lester

Associate Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies
July 16, 2020
Live Online Policy Forum

The Future of the World Trade Organization

Featuring James Bacchus, Former WTO Appellate Body Jurist; former U.S. Congressman; and Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; Simon Lester, Associate Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Inu Manak, Research Fellow, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Daniel Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
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