ITC @ High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2022


    The International Trade Centre contributes to the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development with two side events dedicated to an inclusive and green recovery. 

    • 5 July, 7:30-9:00 EST (New York)  -  Building Back Better through Gender-Responsive Public Procurement

    For online participation, please register here.

    Organized by the Government of the Republic of South Africa, Women20, Women Entrepreneurs Act Initiative, and ITC, this side event focuses on leveraging the untapped potential of women’s participation in government contracts for development through sharing of country experiences, lessons learned, and practical recommendations for those interested in creating or upscaling gender-responsive public procurement initiatives. 

    • 6 July, 7:30-9:00 EST (New York)  -   Climate Competitiveness: How Small businesses in developing countries can contribute to a climate smart recovery and Agenda 2030 through international trade

    For online participation, please register here

    This side event will highlight how partnerships contribute to an economic transformation that enhances international competitiveness of small businesses and puts them at the centre of a low-carbon transition. It will bring together MSMEs and government representatives to discuss initiatives that highlight the importance of partnerships (SDG 17) to deliver on the 2030 Agenda for and with MSMEs.

    Contact: chardjakusumah@intracen.org



    Date & location
    5–6 July 2022

    New York