EIF's Trade for Development News will be hosting a live event with experts discussing the trade impacts of COVID-19 on the world's least developed countries (LDCs). The webinar Addressing Fragile and Conflict-affected States will take place on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at 03:00 PM in Zurich.
48% of impoverished people today live in fragile and conflict-affected states, and the number is increasing. COVID-19 has the potential to make the situation even worse. What can countries and global institutions do to stem this tide and improve stability? Explore with our experts.
Please register your participation here.SPEAKERS:
H.E. Mr. Mohammad Qurban Haqjo, Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the WTO, Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the World Trade Organization
Luisa Bernal, Policy Specialist, United Nations Development Programme
Paul Brenton, Lead Economist, World Bank Group
Deanna Ramsay, Managing Editor, Trade for Development News by Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)