Frans Lammersen

Frans Lammersen

Principal Administrator, OECD

Principal Administrator, Development Co-operation Directorate, Organisation for Economic Development and Co-operation (OECD). Responsible for the Development Assistance Committee’s (DAC) work on trade and development. Former: Counsellor in the Permanent Delegation of the Netherlands to the OECD; Chair of the Working Party of the OECD Trade Committee; Ministry of Economic Affairs, Directorate for Foreign Economic Relations on trade policy issues. Master Degree in International Relations, Johns Hopkins University; Master Degree in Political Science, University of Amsterdam.

Opinion

26 October 2015
Ten years ago, Pascal Lamy lamented the absence of a magic wand to conclude the Doha Development Agenda. Nonetheless, the launch of the Aid for Trade (AFT) initiative at the Hong Kong WTO Ministerial Conference was magic. Ten years on, what is next for the AFT initiative ? The WTO Ministerial...