Implementing the Declaration on Trade and Women’s Economic Empowerment

When:
December 19, 2017 @ 13:00 – December 19, 2017 @ 14:30
Where:
Club Suisse de la Presse
Route de Ferney 106, La Pastorale
in Geneva 1202

UNITAR is organizing a high-level public discussion on – “Overview and Next Steps: Implementing the Declaration on Trade and Women’s Economic Empowerment” under the Women’s Leadership Programme as a follow-up to the adoption of a Declaration on Trade and Women’s Economic Empowerment, at the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires on 12 December 2017.

Panellists:

  • H.E. Mr. Harald Aspelund, Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Iceland to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva
  • Mrs. Elsbeth Akkerman, DPR to the WTO/Head Economic Department, Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva
  • Mr. Pierre Sauvé, Senior Trade Specialist, World Bank Group Geneva Office, Office of the Special Representative to the UN and the WTO
  • Dr. Arthur E. Appleton, Partner, Appleton Luff

Moderator: Meg Jones, Gender and Trade specialist

Register here: https://www.unitar.org/event/node/4253/

The lecture will be in English with no interpretation.

For any queries, please contact UNITAR, Multilateral Diplomacy Programme (tel: +41 22 917 8810, e-mail: silvia.vacchi@unitar.org).