MC11 Business Forum – Plenary Session 5

When:
December 12, 2017 @ 14:45 – 16:00
Where:
Centro Cultural CCK
in Buenos Aires

 

14.45-15.45 Panel Discussion

The panel, organized with the support of the International Trade Centre (ITC), will discuss key priorities for ensuring an inclusive trade agenda, with a particular focus on ensuring equal access and opportunities for women entrepreneurs and WTO members will announce the Joint Declaration on Trade and Women’s Economic Empowerment

Keynote Address: Gabriela Michetti, Vice-President, Argentina

Panel:
François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade, Canada
Ann Linde, Minister for EU Affairs and Trade, Sweden
Kamina Johnson Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Jamaica
José Acosta, President, Public Affairs & Operations, Latin America, UPS, United States (TBC)
Susana Balbo, Chair of Women20, Argentina
Laura Albornoz CEO, Corporación Nacional del Cobre (CODELCO), Chile
Naushad Forbes, Co-Chairman, Forbes Marshall Private Limited, India

Moderator: International Gender Champion Arancha González, Executive Director, International Trade Centre

 

15.45-16.00 Launch of SheTrades Argentina

During this segment, Invest Argentina will officially launch SheTrades Argentina, a national programme of the International Trade Centre’s SheTrades initiative to connect one million women to market by 2020.
Further information for the MC11 Business Forum can be found here, the forum is open to all MC11 delegates and registered participants.