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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Catalyzing Change: Government Action on Women's Empowerment

Start Date: 9/22/2020 9:30 AM EDT
End Date: 9/22/2020 10:30 AM EDT

Venue Name: Virtual


Organization Name: WIIT

Contact:
Mary Simpkins
Email: info@wiit.org
Phone: (202) 869-3775

This session will examine the recent World Bank and WTO joint report Women and Trade: The Role of Trade in Promoting Gender Equality by focusing on specific elements of government action outlined in Chapter 3. Representatives will highlight their government’s role in promoting women’s economic empowerment and lessons learned that can expand this agenda and practical, measurable progress in partner countries and coalitions.

Welcome:
Andrea Durkin, WIIT President

Opening Remarks:
Jose-Antonio Monteiro, WTO

Panel Discussion:
Kendal Hembroff, Director General of Trade Policy and Negotiations and Chief Negotiator for Pacific Alliance and India at Global Affairs Canada (GAC)

Livia Shmavonian, Democratic Staff Director to the Finance Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness and a Senior Advisor for Senator Bob Casey

Moderation by Lisa Schroeter, Dow
 

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Closed: 9/22/2020 10:00 AM

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