Alicia Frohmann

International Trade and Integration Division, UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

Alicia Frohmann is a trade policy and export promotion expert, with experience both as a policymaker in Chile and as consultant to developing countries. She was Technical Coordinator of Chile’s free trade negotiations with the US, and Director of ProChile, Chile’s international trade promotion network. She has advised several Latin American governments, as well as the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), on issues related to trade policy, export promotion and sustainable development issues, with a focus on gender-specific trade policies.

Opinion

16 November 2018
Gender is being mainstreamed into several recent trade agreements and negotiations. Gender-specific data and gender-sensitive impact assessments should guide negotiations. The role and needs of women-led businesses need to be addressed to promote their economic empowerment. International trade...