Trade Leaders Optimistic About Doha Deal

After WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy opened the four-day session, Realizing the Doha Development Agenda as if the Future Mattered, fifty key stakeholders from government, business, World Trade Organization member governments, and NGOs to address the Doha Development Round negotiations of the WTO and tackle the issues currently blocking the way toward a successful conclusion of the Round. 

GMF examines industry, policy, and scientific perspectives of biofuels

On Wednesday, February 14, 2007, GMF hosted the first of a series of luncheon discussions on transatlantic approaches to biofuels.  A full-house of over 60 participants, including representatives of government and think tanks, journalists, and academics gathered to discuss policy, scientific and industry perspectives with a panel made up of former German Federal Minister of Consumer Protection, Food and Agriculture Renate Künast, Professor David Tilman from the Department of Ecology at the University of Minnesota, and John Bozzella, Vice President for External Affairs and Public Policy for