Explainer: How Can the World Trade Organization be Improved?

Marianne Schneider-Petsinger explains the three key functions of the WTO and the current challenges facing each of these functions.

With trade tensions increasingly politicized, a key appeals process suspended and COVID-19 creating huge economic challenges, a modernized and fully functioning WTO is more essential than ever.

This video explainer serves as an introduction to a Chatham House research paper in which Marianne examines the conditions for WTO reform.