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AID FOR TRADE: MAINSTREAMING AID FOR TRADE — 26 OCTOBER 2010

Workshop on mainstreaming of Aid for Trade


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Opening remarks

10 a.m. — 10.10 a.m.
  

  • Opening remarks by the Chairperson of the CTD
 

SESSION 1:
Mainstreaming of Aid for Trade

10.10 a.m. — 11.45 p.p.
  

  • Aid for Trade and the TPR process in the Americas
    Ms. Carolyn Robert, Lead Specialist IaDB Integration and Trade, Inter-American Development Bank
    > presentation
  • Promoting trade mainstreaming in LDCs
    Ms. Dorothy Tembo, Executive Director, Enhanced Integrated Framework Secretariat
    > presentation
    > statement by Zambia
  • Aid for Trade and export performance in Uganda: A business perspective
    Mr. John Ndyabagye, Business and Insurance Consultant, Leads Insurance Ltd, Uganda
    Mr. Ben Naturinda, Deputy Executive Director, Uganda Export Promotion Board (UEPB)
    > presentation
 

Discussion

 

The presentations and discussion will allow Members, Observers and Observer Organizations to learn more about on-going actions in support of mainstreaming, through the Trade Policy Review process, the Enhanced Integrated Framework and engaging the private sector in Aid for Trade activities.  

 
SESSION 2:
Gender Mainstreaming

11.45 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  

  • Overview of the ITC/WTO Gender Mainstreaming in Aid-for-Trade Workshop
    Ms. Meg Jones, Women and Trade Advisor, International Trade Centre
  • Rwanda's experience of gender mainstreaming and Aid-for-Trade assistance
    Ms. Oda Gasinzigwa, Chief Gender Monitor, Gender Monitoring Office, Republic of Rwanda (tbc)
  • Gender equality and Canada's Aid-for-Trade assistance
    Mr. Hugo Cameron, First Secretary, Permanent Mission of Canada to WTO
    > presentation
 

Discussion

 

The presentations and discussion will provide Members, Observers and Observer Organizations with a better understanding of the debate on a gender dimension to aid-for-trade interventions and the benefits of articulating and responding to national priorities by taking into account gender realities and relationships. The discussion will also provide a synopsis and assessment of the 25 October 2010 WTO/ITC Expert Roundtable on the Gender Dimension of Aid for Trade.