November 14, 2023

Youth Trade Summit emphasizes contribution of youth to the trade and gender debate

The Youth Trade Summit on Gender taking place at the WTO on 13-14 November aims to highlight young people’s perspectives on women’s economic empowerment. “This is the first time the WTO is organising such a landmark event involving young people from all over the world. They have a crucial role to play in shaping nations,” Deputy Director-General Xiangchen Zhang said at the opening ceremony. Also at the opening was Xiana Méndez Bértolo, Spain’s Secretary of State for Trade, who underlined the importance of reducing the gender gap.

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