IISD's Global Subsidies Initiative, the Graduate Institute of Geneva and the Centre for Trade and Economic Integration will be hosting a workshop, "Trade Impacts of Fossil Fuel Subsidies." The workshop will take place in the Villa Barton of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. The Villa is based in Rue de Lausanne 132, next to the WTO.
On September 30, 2013, IISD’s Global Subsidies Initiative organized a workshop on "Bringing Energy Subsidies to the WTO." The aim of the workshop was to discuss the opportunities and challenges in bringing the issue of energy subsidies onto the WTO Agenda.
The World Trade Organization's Sixth Annual Public Forum will bring together representatives from governments, parliaments, civil society, the business sector and the media to ponder the theme What WTO for the 21st Century? The Forum will feature an opening plenary session, followed by working panels that will address the existing imbalances in the multilateral trading system. Time will be set aside for governments, parliamentarians and civil society to organize their own events on issues of their choice.