Christine Lagarde, French minister for foreign trade, will give a public lecture at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on Monday 17 October. She will explore Europe and the World Trade Round.
As the World Trade Organisation's crucial Hong Kong Ministerial Conference approaches in December, she will set out the main ingredients for success in the Doha Development Round.
Christine Lagarde is the French minister for foreign trade. A lawyer, she was chair of Baker & McKenzie's Global Policy Committee until June 2005.
Professor Iain Begg, LSE, will chair this event.
Europe and the World Trade Round: seizing the opportunity for growth and development is on Monday 17 October at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all but a ticket is required. Tickets for this event have now been allocated. Click here for details of the returns queue which will be in operation on the night
This series is hosted by the European Institute at LSE. Next event in the series is on Wednesday 19 October - Lord Patten speaks on the topic of Can Europe Be Put Back Together Again?
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