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James Leonard Bacchus


I was a founding judge and was twice the Chairman – the chief judge – of the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization. I am a former Member of the Congress of the United States, from Florida, and I served on the High-Level Advisory Panel to the Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. My books include Trade and Freedom (Cameron May, 2004); The Willing World: Shaping and Sharing a Sustainable Global Prosperity (Cambridge University Press, 2018); and Trade Links: New Rules for a New World (Cambridge University Press, 2022. I am much engaged innovative and collaborative efforts worldwide to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals on the 2030 Agenda of the United Nations.

global governanceInternational LawInternational Tradesustainable development

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