Along with the other panel members and participants, Ms. Reid Smith will discuss Trade and Investment Rules for Inclusive and Sustainable Development, which is the topic of the plenary session to be held on the second day of the Symposium (25 June).
Ms. Reid Smith is a legal advisor and senior researcher at Third World Network - an active international network specializing in development issues and North-South affairs. Ms. Reid Smith is a law graduate and has a biochemistry degree, and has also studied economics.
At Third World Network, she analyses the implications of trade agreements on economic and social sectors and various policies in developing countries. She has been a resource person on the effects of stronger intellectual property protection on medicine prices, at numerous United Nations conferences.