International Women's Day - Borderline: Women in cross-border trade

06 March 2018
05:30 - 06:30 hrs. 16:30-17:30 hrs., 2nd Floor Hall Door 40, E-Building, Palais des Nations
, Switzerland


Women in cross border trade

UNCTAD is celebrating International Women's Day with the event entitled “Borderline: Women in cross-border trade".

Cross-border trade has broad women's economic empowerment, poverty alleviation and development ramifications in many developing countries.

The event will offer the opportunity for a discussion on how to move cross-border trade from subsistence to sustainability.



Welcome remarks by Ms. Isabelle Durant, Deputy Secretary-General of UNCTAD

Screening of the documentary: Women as cross-border traders in Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia

Comments from:

  • H.E. Mr. James Alex MSEKELA of Tanzania

  • H.E. Ms. Margret Mary Lungu KAEMBA of Zambia

  • H.E. Mr. Robert Dufter SALAMA of Malawi

Photo Exhibit and Cocktail Reception