The Salzburg Seminar

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the German Marshall Fund and the Salzburg Seminar planned a problem-solving retreat called Realizing the Doha Agenda as if the Future Mattered from February 16 - 21, 2007, at Schloss Leopoldskron in Salzburg, Austria.  This unique and important initiative, with strong encouragement from the World Trade Organization, sought to help break the current deadlock in the Doha Round of multilateral trade negotiations, and set the stage for a successful conclusion of the Doha Round.  The WTO Director General Pascal Lamy and the chairs of key negotiating comm

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.