Five gender equality advocates chosen as ambassadors of the World Trade Congress on Gender

Civil society representatives from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Fiji, Nigeria, Pakistan and the Philippines have been appointed as ambassadors of the first-ever World Trade Congress on Gender, a research conference to be held on 5-7 December 2022 under the theme “Gender Equality for Sustainable Trade and Recovery.” They will share grassroots perspectives on women’s economic empowerment with researchers, experts and WTO members. They will also provide recommendations on how to drive work on trade and gender forward.