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Anabel González, Senior Director of the World Bank Group’s Trade & Competitiveness Global Practice Joins World Trade Board
Former Minister of Foreign Trade (2010-14) for Costa Rica and member of World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Trade and Investment is latest addition to experts on World Trade BoardRead more
World Trade Board reshapes global trade
The World Trade Board – which is driving the World Trade Symposium – has set up three collaborative working groups to facilitate change and bring more inclusion and prosperity through global trade.
David Hennah, Special Advisor to the World Trade Board, explains more
World Trade Board welcomes trade luminary Pascal Lamy
The commitment follows the World Trade Symposium, held in June 2016 and co-organised by Misys and the Financial Times. It was here that the board identified three key initiatives, outlined in the World Trade Symposium 2016: executive summary and action plan, which will help the board achieve its vision for global trade. These include:Read more
Alexander Malaket: Can we – the World Trade Board & Symposium – achieve something meaningful and substantive? Just watch us.
Blog post from Alexander Malaket, President of OPUS Advisory Services and Senior Advisor to the World SME Forum, on how positive engagement is the constructive driver for the success of the World Trade Symposium and Board.Read more
Simon Paris: Furthering financial inclusion and driving sustainable trade
Simon Paris (Co-Chair of the World Trade Board and President, Misys) shares his opinion on how international trade is on the threshold of a new era; an era which will be driven by enhanced governance, new financing models and new technology; an era which, if managed correctly, will mean true transformation for widespread economic prosperity, and that reduced poverty can truly (and finally) be on the horizon.Read more