The Aid for Trade Global Review 2017 will take place on 11-13 July, at the World Trade Organization (WTO) headquarters, in Geneva, Switzerland.
The event, organised by the WTO and held under the overarching theme 'Promoting trade, inclusivenss and connectivity for sustainable development', will provide an opportunity for stakeholders to look at how the Aid for Trade initiative can contribute to the integration of developing countries and least developed countries into the multilateral trading system and the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The programme will feature over 50 sessions organised by WTO members, regional development banks, other international organsations and regional bodies. Participants will have the opportunity to express their vies on a broad range of topics covered by the Global Review, including e-commerce, digital trade, new trends in digital economy, connectivity and innovation, and the digital gender divide. The event will also include the launch of the 2017 edition of 'Aid for Trade at a Glance', published jointly by the WTO and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, with contributions from Business for eTrade Development, the Enhanced Integrated Framework, the International Telecommunication Union, International Trade Centre, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the World Bank.
For more information, visit the event webpage.