Исследовательский Центр ИПМ
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Seminar "Belarus on the Road to the WTO"

The seminar is organized by the IPM Business School in partnership with the IPM Research Center under the support of the British Embassy in Minisk.
 
January 31, 2019,
IBB Conference Center
11 Gazety “Pravda” Avenue, Minsk, Belarus
 
Agenda
 

Registration and welcoming coffee (9.00–10.00)

Official opening (10.00–10.30)

Ms. Fionna Gibb, British Ambassador to Belarus 

Vladimir Serpikov, the Ambassador at Large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Head of the Negotiations Delegation on Belarus’ accession to the WTO

Dr. Igor Pelipas, Head of the Supervisory Board of the IPM Research Center

WTO system and Belarus WTO accession (10.30–11.30)

Moderator: Dr. Irina Tochitskaya, Academic Director of the IPM Research Center

Future Direction of WTO
Mary Lisa Madell, Senior Trade Policy Advisor, UK Mission, Geneva 

Progress in negotiations on Belarus' accession to the World Trade Organization
Olga Kazakevich, Head of the WTO unit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Belarus

Coffee break (11.30–12.00)

EAEU countries and Ukraine: Implications of the WTO accession (12.00–13.30)

ModeratorDr. Igor Pelipas, Head of the Supervisory Board of the IPM Research Center

Implications of Russia’s accession to the WTO 
Dr. Alexander Knobel, Director of the Institute of International Economics and Finance, Russian Foreign Trade Academy of the Ministry for the Economic Development of the Russian Federation

Ukraine in the WTO: Effects and Prospects 
Dr. Valery Pyatnyskiy, former Head of the Negotiations Delegation on Ukrainian’ accession to the WTO 

Kazakhstan’s Accession to the WTO: Lessons for Belarus 
Dr. Irina Tochitskaya, Academic Director of the IPM Research Center

 


 


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Elena Grushetskaya, Coordinator - grushetskaya@research.by

Pavel Berasneu, Communication manager - berasneu@research.by