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THE WTO: BUILDING

Public Opening of the new WTO Campus — Sunday, 30 June 2013

On Sunday 30 June 2013, the WTO opened its doors to the general public to inaugurate the new WTO campus, bringing together WTO members, staff and local residents.

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> Renovation and extension of the WTO building

> Article in "Tribune de Genève", 25 June 2013

Guided tours, art exhibits and presentations were organized throughout the day. The tours commenced after the ribbon-cutting ceremony in the new WTO building. A presentation by the architect of the new building, Mr Jens Wittfoht, took place at 2 pm.

The programme for this event is outlined below:

 

Public Opening of the New WTO Campus

Sunday, 30 June 2013

Programme

 

11:00-12:00 — Inauguration Ceremony

    Pascal Lamy, WTO Director-General

    Ambassador Shahid Bashir, Chairman of the WTO General Council

    Johann N. Schneider-Ammann, Member of the Swiss Federal Council

    Charles Beer, President of the State Council 

    Sandrine Salerno, Mayor of Geneva

     

12:15-12:30 — Ribbon Cutting & Vin d'honneur

11:00-16:00 — Guided Tours, Art Exhibits and Presentations

 

 

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