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Mr. Pascal Lamy

Mr. Pascal Lamy
Director-General
World Trade Organization

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International Economic Law
World Trade Organization (WTO)
The Relationship between WTO Law and
General International Law
Pascal Lamy, Director-General of the WTO, lectures on the main functions of the WTO and how it relates to the general system of international law.  Director-General Lamy explains that while focusing on international trade, the WTO recognizes the importance of non-trade concerns. He also explains how the WTO works with other international organisations and the UN in addressing world problems, in particular those relating to trade and development issues.

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International Economic Law
World Trade Organization (WTO)
The Relationship between WTO Law and General International Law
A. Legal Instruments
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, Geneva, 30 October 1947, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 55, p. 187.

Marrakesh Agreement establishing the World Trade Organization (with final act, annexes and protocol), Marrakesh, 15 April 1994, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1867, p. 3.
B. Jurisprudence
C. Documents
World Trade Organization, “Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF)”.
D. Additional References