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05.08.13 Renato Ruggiero, Former Director-General, Dies in Milan
19.04.99

32nd Annual Meeting of the Joint Advisory Group of the
International Trade Centre

14.04.99 Parting Statement by the Director-General of the WTO, H.E. Mr. Renato Ruggiero and Statements by Delegations at the General Council Meeting
13.04.99 Group of 77 Preparatory Committeee for UNCTAD X
12.04.99 Beyond the Multilateral Trading System
20th Seminar on International Security, Politics and Economics
Institut pour les Hautes Etudes Internationales, Geneva
18.02.99 "The New Multilateral Trade Negotiations, the European Union, and its Developing Country Partners: An Agenda for Action"
REX Committee of the European Parliament, Brussels
11.01.99 Moving Towards Global Stability
Speech to the Institute of International Bankers, New York
21.11.98 Europe in the World Economy
Speech to the European Forum Berlin 1998
30.10.98 A Global System for the Next Fifty Years
Address by WTO Director-General Renato Ruggiero given today (30 October 1998) to the Royal Institute of International Affairs at Chatham House in London
09.10.98 A Borderless World
Address by Renato Ruggiero, Director-General, World Trade Organization to the OECD Ministerial Conference, Ottawa, 7 October 1998
06.10.98 Beyond the Financial Crisis
Address by WTO Director-General Renato Ruggiero given on 5 October 1998 in New York to the Council on Foreign Relations
05.10.98 The Global Market: the Competitiveness of European Banks and Industry
Speech to the 20th Annual Banking Conference of the Italian Chamber of Commerce, London, 2 October 1998 by Renato Ruggiero
23.09.98 The Trading System of the Future: Challenges and Opportunities
Speaking Notes for the ICC's World Business Dialogue Geneva, 23 September 1998
22.09.98 University of Trieste - MIB – School of Management
Trieste, 22 September 1998
18.09.98 "Building the Framework for a Global Electronic Marketplace"
Address to the 9th International Information Industry Congress(IIIC) "A Global Framework for Electronic Commerce", Berlin 17 September 1998
11.06.98 "The Next 50 Years: Challenges and Opportunities For the Multilateral Trading System"
Address to the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, Hamburg, 11 June 1998
02.06.98 "Towards GATS 2000 - a European Strategy"
Address given by Mr. Renato Ruggiero, Director-General of the World Trade Organization, today (2 June 1998) in Brussels, to the Conference on Trade in Services, organized by the European Commission.
18.05.98 Opening Statement by the Director-General, Ministerial Conference, Geneva 18 May 1998
24.04.98 Statement by the Director-General, General Council, 24 April 1998
18.04.98 Address to the Second Summit of the Americas
Address given by Renato Ruggiero, Director-General, to the Second Summit of the Americas, Santiago de Chile
15.04.98 "The future of the world trading system"
Address given by Renato Ruggiero, Director-General, to the Institute for International Economics Conference, in Washington D.C.
25.03.98 Danish Shipowners' Association
Address by WTO Director-General Renato Ruggiero given in Copenhagen to the Danish Shipowners' Association
24.03.98 The Multilateral Trading System At 50: Meeting The Challenges Of A Globalized Economy
Address on International Trade Policy by WTO Director-General Renato Ruggiero given in Oslo to the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs.
23.03.98 "A New Partnership for a New Century: Sustainable Global Development in a Global Age"
Address given by WTO Director-General Renato Ruggiero to the Bellerive/Globe International Conference entitled "Policing the Global Economy"
17.03.98 "The Coming Challenge: Global Sustainable Development for the 21st Century"
Address by WTO Director-General Renato Ruggiero given 17 March 1998 in Geneva at the WTO's Symposium entitled "Strengthening Complementarities: Trade, Environment and Sustainable Development".
16.03.98 Trade in Telecommunication Services
Address delivered by Renato Ruggiero, Director-General of the WTO, to the ITU 2nd World Telecommunication Policy Forumin Geneva on 16 March 1998.
09.03.98 WTO Trade Facilitation Symposium
Opening Address by Mr. Renato Ruggiero, Director General, World Trade Organization, Geneva, 9-10 March 1998
04.03.98 "From Vision To Reality: The Multilateral Trading System At Fifty"
Address to the Brookings Institution Forum "The Global Trading System:  a GATT 50th Anniversary Forum", Washington
26.02.98 From Vision To Reality: The Multilateral Trading System At Fifty
Address to the Brookings Institution and the World Affairs Council Forum "The Global Trading System; a GATT 50th Anniversary Forum", San Jose, California,
16.01.98 The Multilateral Trading System at Fifty
Address to the Royal Institute of International Affairs in London, United Kingdom
09.12.97 A Shared Responsibility: Global Policy Coherence For Our Global Age
Address to the Conference on Globalization as a Challenge for German Business; export opportunities for small and medium-sized companies in the environmental field. Organized by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce DIHT, Bonn, Germany
18.11.97 Leading Into The Third Millennium
Address to the Brookings Institution, Washington D.C. , United States
07.11.97 Regional Initiatives, Global Impact: Transatlantic Cooperation And The Multilateral System
3rd Conference of the Transatlantic Business Dialogue (TABD), Rome, Italy
27.10.97 A New Partnership Against Marginalization
Address to the High-Level Meeting on the Integrated Initiatives for Least-Developed Countries' Trade Development, Geneva
23.10.97 Services in a Borderless Economy
2nd DEBIS (Daimler-Benz Interservices AG) Services Conference "Services for the Working World in the 21st Century", Berlin, Germany
29.09.97 Charting the Trade Routes of the Future: Towards a Borderless Economy
Address to the International Industrial Conference (IIC), San Francisco, United States
02.07.97 An Enabling Environment for Development: the contribution of the multilateral trading system
Address to ECOSOC, Geneva, Switzerland
19.06.97 Mercosur heads of state summit, Paraguay
Address to the XII meeting of the common market council
10.05.97 Implementing the WTO Singapore Declaration in 1997 and beyond
Address to APEC Trade Ministers, Montréal, Canada
21.04.97 China and the World Trading System
Address to Beijing University, China
17.04.97 The Future Path of the Multilateral Trading System
Address to the Korean Business Association. Seoul, Korea
12.11.96 Trading towards Peace
Address to the MENA III Conference, Cairo, Egypt
15.07.96 APEC Trade Ministers
Christchurch, New Zealand
28.05.96 The Road Ahead: International Trade Policy in the Era of the WTO
Address to the fourth Sylvia Ostry Lecture in Ottawa, Canada.
16.10.95 The Global Challenge: Opportunities and Choices in the Multilateral Trading System
The Fourteenth Paul-Henri Spaak Lecture - Address to Harvard University