Event

Trade for Sustainable Development (T4SD) Forum 2024

    Overview

    Soon to be update.

    The 2024 edition of the International Trade Centre’s (ITC) flagship event, the Trade for Sustainable Development (T4SD) Forum, will be co-organised with the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) on 12 September 2024 at the Eventforum Bern and streamed online.

    This hybrid event will contextualize the evolving needs of small businesses in contributing to the sustainable development amidst the current geopolitical and regulatory challenges. The wide range of stakeholders present will discuss various solutions including capacity building, private sector engagement and global public goods to foster concerted action towards a sustainable future.

    PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE

    Information on speakers will be updated soon.

    09:30 - 10:00

    Welcome & Registration

    10:00 - 10:10

    High-Level Opening Remarks

    10:10 - 10:30

    Fireside Chat

    10:30 - 11:45

    Panel 1 – EMPOWER: Small Businesses for Big Impact

    11:45 - 12:00

    Spotlight on the Global Textiles and Clothing Programme

    12:00 - 13:00

    Lunch

    13:00 - 14:15

    Panel 2 – LEVERAGE: Private Sector Partnerships

    14:15 - 14:45

    Coffee

    14:45 - 16:00

    Panel 3 – ACCESS: Unlocking the Potential of Global Public Goods

    16:00 - 16:15

    Spotlight on the Global Trade Helpdesk

    16:15 - 16:30

    Inspiring Closing Keynote

    16:30                Onwards

    Networking Cocktail Reception

    Date & location
    12 September 2024

    Bern