InfoPoint Lunchtime conference: Aid for Trade- Keeping it effective in a post 2015 era

InfoPoint Lunchtime conference: Aid for Trade- Keeping it effective in a post 2015 era

Where to put the emphasis, how to expand partnerships, how to enhance effectiveness, how to improve the use of aid to make trade work for the poor and support the achievement of the SDGs. These are some of the issues we would like to discuss, at a time when the EU is embarking in revising its 2007 Aid for Trade Strategy.

Speakers

Introduction

Mr. Antti Karhunen, Head of Unit DEVCO C4 - Trade, Private Framework and Regional Integration

 

Presentation

Mr. Frans Lammersen, Principal Administrator in the Development Co-operation Directorate, OECD.

Mr. Michael Roberts, Head of the Aid for Trade Unit in the Development Division, WTO.

Mr. San Bilal, (Commentator)

Head of the Economic Transformation and Trade Programme, ECDPM.

 

Background document:

Lammersen, F. and M. Roberts (2015), “Aid for trade 10 years

on: Keeping it effective”, OECD Development Policy Papers,

No. 1, OECD Publishing, Paris.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/5jrqc6q4xxr5-en