AGRICULTURE AND DEVELOPMENT: COTTON

World Cotton Day — 7 October 2019

A global celebration of cotton and its stakeholders, from field to fabric and beyond.

Webcasting

Geneva, WTO Headquarters

Programme

8:30

Arrival and badge pick-up

(Only registered and confirmed participants will be accepted)

10:00 – 13:00

Special High-level Meeting

Opening remarks by the Chair of the General Council
WTO Director-General welcoming remarks
C-4 keynote speeches on the importance of a World Cotton Day
Speeches by attending Ministers
Statements by Heads of International Organizations: FAO, UNCTAD, ITC, ICAC 
*Please note that there will be no interventions from the floor.

Launch of World Cotton Day Publication

Room CR

Video

Audio

17:00 – 17:30

Press Conference

Room W

Video

17:30 – 18:30

"Cotton Connections" - Fashion show: organised by ITC showcasing six West African designers from Cotton-4 countries and a special guest from Niger

Terrace (Lake front)

18:30 – 19:30

Closing Reception (GIZ-ICAC)

Terrace (Lake front)

All Day

Stands:
  • Members: ABC (Brazil), Brazil, China, India, Pakistan
  • Observer: Uzbekistan
  • International Organizations: WTO, FAO, UNIDO, ITC, ICAC           
  • Private Sector: Inclusive Trade, Haelixa
  • Non-government Organization: SOCiLA

Salle des Pas Perdus

All Day

Cotton-4 Stands

African Pop-up Store

Afreximbank Stand

3rd Floor Hall

All Day

ICAC – Virtual Reality Demo

Salon des Délégués

All Day

India Cotton Exhibition

Cafeteria's Entrance

All Day

US Cotton Exhibition: Cotton Council International, Cotton Incorporated, Supima
Announcement of Global Photo Contest Winners

Gallery

All Day

Photocall

Cafeteria's Entrance

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World Cotton Day 2019



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