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Podium with speakers at the meeting in Geneva on 6-7 December 20218
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Parliamentary Conference on the World Trade Organisation

The Parliamentary Conference on the World Trade Organisation (PCWTO) is a joint project of the European Parliament and the Inter-Parliamentary Union. Its objective is to enhance the transparency of the WTO and to make the WTO, an inter-governmental organisation, accountable to elected representatives of the people.

Sessions of the Parliamentary Conference on the WTO are held annually.

When the WTO holds Ministerial Conferences - usually every two years - the PCWTO meetings are held in shortly before the Ministerial Conferences, in the same location.

The most recent meeting of the Parliamentary Conference on the WTO was held in Geneva on 6 and 7 December 2018.