Trade and Globalisation


Podcasts: Global Trade Series 2022

06 Mar 2023 - 12:30
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The Global Trade Series 2022 is a series of 10 podcasts analysing the complex interplay of factors shaping the global trade system. The series is brought to you by AIG in partnership with the Clingendael Institute and some of the world’s leading centers of expertise on global trade. Senior Research Fellow Rem Korteweg is moderator of the podcasts. 

Listen to trade experts examine the ongoing transformation of the world’s multilateral trading system. For an overview of the Global Trade Series 2022, check out the executive summary highlighting some of the predictions and policy prescriptions that emerged from the conversations.

Listen below to the podcasts. 

Sanctions, Energy, Resources and the future of globalisation

A turning point in global trade relations? 


  • Simon Evenett, Professor of international Trade and Economic Development at St. Gallen University and Director of the Global Trade Alert initiative
  • Marianne Schneider-Petsinger, Senior Research Fellow, US and the Americas Programme, Chatham House
  • Antonio Villafranca, Director of Studies at the Italian Institute of Political Studies (ISPI)

Can the Transatlantic Trade and Technology Council deliver? 

What are the objectives of the TTC and how can these be met?


  • Elvire Fabry, Senior Research Fellow, Jacques Delors Institute

  • Simon Lester, founder of

  • Rupert Schlegelmilch, Acting Deputy Director-General, DG Trade, European Commission

FTAs, Values and ESG

How is ESG impacting global trade relations?


  • Emily Rees, Senior Fellow at ECIPE and Managing Director at Trade Strategies

  • Marie Kasperek, Executive Director of the Institute of International Economic Law (IEL) at Georgetown University Law

  • Vasuki Shastry, Associate Fellow, Asia-Pacific Programme, Chatham House

The Role of Middle Powers in moving global trade forward

How are medium powers impacted by the shifting global trading system?


  • Sam Lowe, Partner and Head of Trade and Market Access Practice, Flint Global

  • Dr. Taeho Bark, President, Lee & Ko Global Commerce Institute

Women and Trade

How does international trade impact on women and gender equality?


  • Beata Javorcik, Chief Economist, EBRD

  • Katrin Kuhlmann, Visiting Professor, Georgetown IIEL

How to use Trade Policy to meet the Climate Challenge

The meeting of trade policy and climate policy


  • Inu Manak, Fellow for Trade Policy, Council on Foreign Relations

  • Jennifer Hillman, Professor, IIEL at Georgetown Law; Co-Director of The Center on Inclusive Trade and Development, Georgetown Law

The U.S. trade agenda after the midterms

How will the midterm elections outcome impact the U.S. approach to trade?


  • Fred Hochberg, former Chairman and President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States

  • Stormy-Annika Mildner, Executive Director, Aspen Institute Germany

The Future for Digital Trade

How the global agenda on electronic commerce and digital trade is taking shape.


  • Simon Evenett, Professor of international Trade and Economic Development at St. Gallen University and Director of the Global Trade Alert initiative

  • Ambassador Pimchanok Pitfield, Permanent representative of Thailand to the WTO

  • Chris Southworth, Secretary General, ICC UK

Globalisation and its Future

Is the future of global trade regional?


  • Shannon O’Neil, Vice President, Deputy Director of Studies, and Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

    Vasuki Shastry, Author; Environmental, Social and Governance Advisor; previously Global Head of Public Affairs and Sustainability, Standard Chartered Bank


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