Session documents


Short courses for Permanent Missions in Geneva
Organized by the Division on Technology and Logistics, Knowledge Development Branch
Policy Capacity Building Section / P166 Courses
New Instruments, Approaches and Frameworks in Trade Policy Towards Gender Equality and Women's Economic Empowerment
Palais des Nations, Geneva (Room XIX)
Tuesday, 13 October 2020 (10:00 to 13:00)

After providing an analysis of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on women and the role of trade in mitigating its negative effects, the presentation will move to briefly addressing the channels through which trade impacts women’s economic empowerment and well-being, and the channels through which gender inequality impacts trade performance and competitiveness. The session will then walk participants through new instruments, approaches and frameworks in trade policy towards gender equality and women's economic empowerment. The final presentation will be devoted to present results, initiatives and partnerships of the Trade, Gender and Development Programme.

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