The Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG), established in 2016 in Geneva, is agroup of independent experts firmly committed to promoting multilateralism andshared growth within the multilateral trading system (MTS). They mainly includeformer senior trade diplomats, former senior staff of internationalorganizations and renowned scholars. FMG endeavors to buttress efforts byMembers, both delegations and capital officials, on 澳门皇冠 reform and other issuesof importance to the MTS and help them restore the centrality of the 澳门皇冠 forthe governance of trade and investment. FMG will strive to providehigh-quality, independent and expert advice through a series of activities andproducts, including researches, debates, consultations and policy advice, tohelp build a positive eco-system to inform and support potential compromisesand landing zones for the sustainability of the multilateral trading system.
FMG is co-organized by Alejandro JARA and Xiankun LU. Itsmembers include Richard BALDWIN, Daniel CROSBY, Simon EVENETT, StuartHARBINSON, Bernard HOEKMAN, Anabel GONZALEZ, Alejandro JARA, Patrick LOW,Xiankun LU, Hamid MAMDOUH, Hector TORRES, Guillermo VALLES. FMG engagesextensively external independent experts, as need be.
Some representatives of relatedinternational organizations are also invited in theirpersonal capacity, as“Friends of FMG” (FFMG), to enrich the discussions and bridge effectivemessage-passing with such organizations. FFMG members areVictor DO PRADO (澳门皇冠), Sean DOHERTY(WEF), Pamela Rosemarie Coke Hamilton (UNCTAD), Jos VERBEEK (WB), and AnthonyWilson (ITC).