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The biennial Trade and Sustainable Development Symposium, organised by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) and held alongside the WTO ministerial conference for over a decade, is the leading multi-stakeholder platform for intellectual enquiry and dialogue on sustainable development and the global trade and investment system. It acts as an inclusive platform outside of the WTO negotiating setting for sharing ideas, engaging in dialogue, and influencing trade policy negotiations. Drawing in participants from government, business and civil society, the Symposium helps to maintain and elaborate a global vision of sustainable development in trade and investment policymaking.

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Tuesday, December 12 • 10:45am - 12:15pm
The Sustainability Map: driving innovation and building sustainable supply chains

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To advance and encourage sustainable trade, all actors in supply chains, from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to large multinational companies, as well as governments, must be involved. The session will present innovative approaches that help empower upstream value-chain actors and connect them with downstream buyers. Speakers will discuss specifc case studies from Latin America and beyond that address issues such as traceability, market inefficiencies, the need for capacity building and harmonization of voluntary sustainability standards, and how to make inclusive trade the norm.  

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Moderator
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Roxana Saravia

Traceability Manager, GS1 Argentina
Roxana Saravia is a Systems Engineer received at the National Technological University in Buenos Aires. She works at GS1 Argentina and is Traceability Manager for GS1 Latam, she holds positions of increasing responsibility in business development, technologies and innovations... Read More →

Speakers
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Gabriel Amaro Alzamora

Executive Director, Asociación de Gremios Productores Agrarios del Perú (AGAP)
Industrial Engineer from the National University of Engineering – UNI, MBA from the Private University of Applied Sciences – UPC and from the IEDE of the European University of Madrid. | | He is the Executive Director of the Association of Peruvian Agrarian Producers Guilds... Read More →
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Rafael Florez

CEO, Logyca
Rafael Flórez holds an Administration degree from the Universidad Externado of Colombia. For 12 years he held important positions in the real sector, which gave him a broad vision of the issues faced by companies in different sectors in Colombia. He has been the CEO of LOGYCA... Read More →
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Silvia Seperack Gamboa

Director, Commercial Office of Peru in Argentina
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Arancha González

Executive Director, International Trade Centre (ITC)
Arancha González has served as Executive Director of ITC, the joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization, since September 2013. Before joining ITC, Ms. González was Chief of Staff to World Trade Organization Director-General Pascal Lamy from 2005 to 201... Read More →
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Paulina Nazal

General Director of International Economic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chile
Paulina Nazal has a Commercial Engineering Degree (Business administration) from the University of Chile and a Masters in Applied Economics from New York University. Academically, she has taught economics at the Universidad Diego Portales and at the Institute for International Studies of the University of Chile. She joined the General Directorate of International Economic Relations (DIRECON) in 1994, serving as economic adviser in the Department of Services and Investment and the WTO Department, after which she moved to the United States to continue her postgraduate studies in her specialty. In parallel, she worked in New York as an economic and financial analyst at banking institutions and from 2001 to 2004 and she served as an economic consultant for Central America at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington DC, for the book... Read More →
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Monica Rubiolo

Head Trade Promotion, Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, SECO
Monica Rubiolo is Head of Trade Promotion at the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) since August 2016. She leads SECO’s efforts to foster trade in developing countries that is socially responsible, environmentally friendly, inclusive and thereby sustainable. Th... Read More →
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Dominik Ziller

Director-General for International Development Policy, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
Dominik Ziller heads the Directorate-General for International Development Policy at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. His responsibili¬ties include the European Union's development cooperation, the United Nations, the World Bank Group, the re... Read More →



Tuesday December 12, 2017 10:45am - 12:15pm
Breakout Room 3 - Rivadavia

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