Video address of Director-General Roberto Azevêdo to participants of the EIF Global ForumAid for Trade
WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo addresses welcome message to participants of Global Forum on Inclusive Trade for Least Developed Countries (LDCs)
Continuing the conversation on inclusive trade for Least Developed CountriesAid for Trade
The closing ceremony echoed the Call to Action launched at the Forum, taking inclusive trade for LDCs to the next level
Strengthening inclusive agribusiness for export growthAgriculture
Inclusive and sustainable agribusiness value chains can provide one of the highest returns on investment in terms of growth, poverty reduction, pro-poor employment, and women's economic empowerment in LDCs.
Dragons' Den: Bright ideas for inclusive trade development in LDCsWomen and trade
Representatives from LDCs had the unique opportunity to pitch new investment opportunities that support inclusive trade to the experts, and received immediate feedback
Talking trade strategies for small businesses, women, and youthWomen and trade
This session gathered ministers from LDCs and global leaders to discuss implementation of trade strategies and national-level plans in light of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The Trade Facilitation Agreement: What does it mean for LDCs?Trade facilitation
In 2017, the global trading system achieved a major milestone when the first multilateral deal entered into force in the 21-year history of the World Trade Organization – the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)
Forging new paths for LDCs in multilateral and regional tradeAid for Trade
This plenary session gathered ministerial-level officials from LDCs and high-level speakers to discuss the integration of LDCs into regional and global trading systems amid economic and political risk and uncertainty
Minding the trade gap: What lies ahead for Least Developed CountriesAid for Trade
In the last two decades, there has been a boom in world trade driven by large reductions in trade barriers and unprecedented interlinkages among countries, and South-South trade has grown. Yet the world's poorest nations, designated Least Developed Countries (LDCs), engage in less than 1% of global trade while home to 13% of the world’s population
TradeMark East Africa's Richard Kamajugo on the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement FacilityTrade facilitation
An interview with Richard Kamajugo, Senior Director for Trade Environment at TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) during the EIFGlobalForum2018
Market mamas work together to promote Vanuatu-made productsTourism
Rosalie’s day starts at 4 a.m., kneading coconut cream rolls with her eldest daughter to sell at the local community shop down the road from her house.
Ecommerce in Pacific Islands Region: challenges and opportunitiesEcommerce
Ms. Mere Falemaka, Permanent Representative of the Pacific Islands Forum to the WTO in Geneva, shared with us some precious insights about the specificities of the region.
EIF impact on women in the Least Developed CountriesWomen and trade
Executive Director of the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) Ratnakar Adhikari discusses the impact EIF has on the lives and livelihoods of women in Least Developed Countries (LCDs). [quote]