On October 29, the Global Trade and Innovation Policy Alliance will be holding a summit bringing together alliance members and experts from around the world to discuss creative solutions to the economic, trade, and innovation challenges that face our international community. MLI Senior Fellow Richard Owens serves on the planning committee, helping organize this important event.
The 2020 Summit will feature a panel of mayors from leading cities around the world discussing how globalization impacts cities and regions, and sharing how community leaders are preparing their enterprises, universities, and workforces to compete in a global economy. A second panel will feature a discussion of a new GTIPA report detailing member countries’ economic and public health responses to the coronavirus crisis. A final panel will feature a discussion of another new GTIPA report being released at the summit documenting the importance of e-commerce and digital trade to member nations and highlighting the benefits of maintaining the WTO e-commerce moratorium.