September 28, 2022

WTO Public Forum'22: Leveraging Technology for an Inclusive Recovery

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Despite the COVID-19 pandemic’s disruptions, new technology allowed trade and economic activity to continue. In the meantime, as digitization spreads quickly across industries, it is growing the digital divide. From investing in domestic internet infrastructure to putting in place the right policies to increase internet adoption and dissemination, there are many things governments can do to support SMEs to grow in trade and achieve technological transformation, Florie Liser said at this year’s World Health Organization public forum on September 28, 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland.Corporate Council on Africa’s CEO and President joined an esteemed panel of thought leaders to discuss how trade can narrow digital gaps by leveraging technology to promote an inclusive economic recovery while ensuring a fair, safe and sustainable marketplace. Entitled “Leveraging technology for an inclusive recovery: Ambition to action”, the forum examined how trade rules can be strengthened and government policies improved to create a more resilient, sustainable and inclusive trading system.Click hereto watch the live stream session.