Image for Pascal Lamy – Director General, World Trade Organisation

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Pascal Lamy – Director General, World Trade Organisation

25 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 21 January 2013

As head of the World Trade Organisation for the past eight years, Pascal Lamy has been leading the crusade for global free trade.

The so called Doha round of negotiations designed to spread free trade to the developing world is in limbo. The flagging world economy has prompted a rise in protectionism. Has the march toward trade liberalisation ended in failure?

(Image: Pascal Lamy, Credit: Getty Images)


  1. Image for Hardtalk


    Interviews with the world's leading politicians, thinkers and cultural figures. In an in-depth,…

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss