The new WTO agenda of trade bargaining concentrates on how to proceed with the Doha Agenda in near future: This conference aims also to discuss the special role of the EU.
(1) Liberalization of trade: e.g. in agricultural products; the Common
Agriculture Policy; and food security;
(2) GATS: to set up a rule-based system for liberalization of trade in
services: under consideration of protecting national culture and
security; and the role of creative industry;
(3) Trade and standard issues: environment standard; food standard, health
standard; labour standard and poverty reduction.
(4) Implications of regional integration on the global trade system within
the framework of the WTO.