DDG Zhang: Women’s Perspectives Are Crucial To Achieve Sustainable Peace Through Trade

April 6, 2023 AELEX Admin 0 Comments

Taking account of women’s perspectives is crucial not only to raise awareness of the challenges they face in terms of gender equality but also to achieve sustainable peace through trade in fragile and conflict-affected states (FCAs), said Deputy Director-General Xiangchen Zhang on 31 March. Delivering opening remarks at a webinar titled “A trade for peace perspective on women’s empowerment in FCAs”, DDG Zhang stressed that the WTO’s Trade for Peace Programme can offer a platform to discuss concrete actions in support of women entrepreneurs and businesses in these countries. His full speech is below.

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