Trade and Development Symposium

This four day symposium will be held alongside the WTO Ministerial Conference in Nairobi, Kenya, 14-17 December.  This inclusive multi-stakeholder platform - outside the WTO Ministerial negotiation setting - reaches beyond the traditional trade community by also engaging policymakers at large, the private sector, NGOs, IGOs, think tanks, academia, and civil society with a view to identifying policy options to address the existing and emerging challenges.

  • Special plenary: gender, trade and the road toward econimic inclusiveness
  • New agenda on sustainable development and trade
  • Food security, livelihoods and development priorities
  • Empowering governance in trade and investment
  • Regional solutions to global issues