ICTSD at the WTO Public Forum 2018

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2 October 2018 to 4 October 2018
WTO, Geneva

ICTSD is organising and partnering in many sessions at the WTO Public Forum held at the WTO in Geneva from 2 to 4 October 2018. The theme of the annual forum is “Trade 2030.”

In addition, ICTSD will be hosting a booth located in the Delegates' Lounge on the ground floor of the WTO main building for the duration of the public forum. The ICTSD stand will feature a selection of recent issues of the Bridges suite of periodicals as well as ICTSD publications relevant to the Public Forum theme of "Trade 2030" – offering constituents and new audiences an opportunity to meet and engage with programmatic and editorial teams.

ICTSD will be hosting and co-hosting a number of sessions within the agenda of the Public Forum as indicated below. In order to attend these sessions, you must be registered for the WTO Public Forum.

The Left Behind in Sustainability Practices: Children and Women
WTO Room S2
2 October 2018 – 11:30 – 13:00

Delivering on Development by 2030: What Role for the WTO in the New Economy?
WTO Room S2
4 October 2018 – 10:00 – 11:30

Disrupting the Gender Digital Divide: What Role for International Trade Policy?
WTO Room E
4 October 2018 – 11:30 – 13:00

ICTSD experts will also be presenting in the following sessions:

Industrialisation 4.0: How to Achieve Sustainable Results for Africa?
WTO Room S3, Geneva
2 October 2018 – 14:00 – 15:30

Linking Food Production Systems, Environment, Food Security and International Trade
WTO Room B, Geneva
2 October 2018 – 15:30 – 17:00

Privacy and Consumer Protection in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
WTO Room E, Geneva
4 October 2018 – 10:00 – 11:30

Technology Enabled Services Trade: How to Make this Inclusive?
WTO Room D, Geneva
4 October 2018 – 14:00 – 15:30

Electronic Commerce and Inclusiveness of Global Value Chains
WTO Room E, Geneva
4 October 2018 – 17:00 – 18:30