10 episodes

Trade can often feel impersonal but trust us – it is very personal.
Trade is about people. It is about the connections it creates, the challenges it can bring, and also about the opportunities it unleashes.
Let's Talk Trade brings these stories to the forefront. Every season we will dive into a different subject, and get people talking about how trade matters to them, and what the World Trade Organization has got to do with it.
So stay tuned, and Let's Talk Trade!
Brought to you by the World Trade Organization.

Let's talk trade by WTO World Trade Organization

    • Business
    • 3.0 • 2 Ratings

Trade can often feel impersonal but trust us – it is very personal.
Trade is about people. It is about the connections it creates, the challenges it can bring, and also about the opportunities it unleashes.
Let's Talk Trade brings these stories to the forefront. Every season we will dive into a different subject, and get people talking about how trade matters to them, and what the World Trade Organization has got to do with it.
So stay tuned, and Let's Talk Trade!
Brought to you by the World Trade Organization.

    On the road to reform (S2 - Ep3)

    On the road to reform (S2 - Ep3)

    A recap of the Ministerial Conferences in Geneva (2011), Bali (2013), Nairobi (2015) and Buenos Aires (2017). Stories by Aegyoung Jung, Dan Pruzin, Nora Neufeld, Stefania Bernabè, Victor do Prado.

    • 18 min
    Who needs sleep in a Ministerial? (S2 - Ep2)

    Who needs sleep in a Ministerial? (S2 - Ep2)

    Stories from the Ministerial Conferences in Doha (2001), Cancún (2003), Hong Kong (2005) and Geneva (2009). Told by Bernie Kuiten, Dan Pruzin, Edwini Kessie, Emmanuelle Ganne, Keith Rockwell, Nora Neufeld, Peter Pedersen, and Willy Alfaro.

    • 16 min
    From dawn to dusk, Singapore to Seattle (S2 - Ep1)

    From dawn to dusk, Singapore to Seattle (S2 - Ep1)

    We look back at the first three ministerial conferences held in Singapore (1996), Geneva (1998) and Seattle (1999). With stories from Anabel González, Bernie Kuiten, and Keith Rockwell.

    • 16 min
    Resilience stories: Today's student, tomorrow's entrepreneur - Holby Training Solutions (S1 - Ep6)

    Resilience stories: Today's student, tomorrow's entrepreneur - Holby Training Solutions (S1 - Ep6)

    After facing many obstacles to set up her own business in Kenya, Farhia decided to create a training company to help young entrepreneurs navigate these obstacles. Faced with COVID-19 disruptions, she found creative ways to keep going – also reaching new clients abroad. The WTO’s Public Forum Coordinator Vonai Muyambo talks about youth and trade, and the lessons of this year’s event.

    • 24 min
    Resilience stories: Plasticpreneur - Turning waste to wonder (S1 - Ep5)

    Resilience stories: Plasticpreneur - Turning waste to wonder (S1 - Ep5)

    As demand for medical products rose with the COVID-19 pandemic, Sören from Austria adapted the plastic recycling machine invented by him and his friends to produce face shields – also for export. Simon Neumueller from the WTO discusses how trade in medical products has adapted with the pandemic. Hosted by WTO’s Daniel Ramos, who discusses sustainability in trade.

    • 22 min
    Resilience stories: Farafena - Around the world and back (S1 - Ep4)

    Resilience stories: Farafena - Around the world and back (S1 - Ep4)

    Oumar had a successful exporting business from Mali to North America. Disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic made him rethink his business model, and focus on intra-African trade. Annette Ssemuwemba from the Enhanced Integrated Framework discusses how the poorest countries have been affected by COVID-19.

    • 20 min

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