WTO Public Formum 2024

WTO launches online registration for 2024 Public Forum, call for proposals

The WTO has opened online registration for this year’s Public Forum — titled “Re-globalization: Better Trade for a Better World” — to be held at the WTO’s headquarters in Geneva from 10 to 13 September. It has also launched a call for proposals for the event.


The 2024 Public Forum will explore how re-globalization can make trade more inclusive, ensuring that the benefits of trade reach more people. It will also examine the role of digitalization, services and sustainability in achieving this goal. Additional information on this year’s event is available here.

Participants interested in organizing working sessions at the Public Forum can find details about the application process in this information note. An online application form can be accessed from the information note. This should be completed no later than 14 June 2024 (23:59 CET). All sessions at the Forum are organized by participants.

Individuals interested in attending the Forum should complete the online registration form no later than 23 August 2024 (23:59 CET).


The Public Forum is the WTO’s largest outreach event, providing a unique platform for interested stakeholders from around the world to discuss the latest developments in global trade and to propose ways of enhancing the multilateral trading system. The event attracts over 2,000 representatives each year from civil society, academia, business, government, international organizations and the media. See more information on previous Public Fora.

Should you have any questions, please contact the Public Forum Team at: [email protected]

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