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Pascal Lamy on the Relationship between WTO Law and General International Law
15 Jun 2008 -  Mr. Pascal Lamy, Director-General, World Trade Organization

"The Relationship between WTO Law and General International Law"
Pascal Lamy, Director-General of the WTO, lectures on the main functions of the WTO and how it relates to the general system of international law. Director-General Lamy explains that while focusing on international trade, the WTO recognizes the importance of non-trade concerns. He also explains how the WTO works with other international organisations and the UN in addressing world problems, in particular those relating to trade and development issues.