Annual Report 2009

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The new-look Annual Report 2009 of the WTO is split into two main sections. The first is a brief summary of the organization and a review of 2008. The second section provides more in-depth information illustrated with charts, tables and photos. The Report also features a personal message from the Director-General who reflects on 2008 and the challenges that lie ahead.

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In 2008, contact with nongovernmental organizations, parliamentarians, other organizations and the general public was further developed through a variety of initiatives. These included the expansion of the annual WTO Public Forum, which attracted a record number of 1,334 people to the WTO in October. Over 150 information briefings were conducted at the WTO in 2008 involving about 4,700 participants.

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