A joint effort to facilitate participation by smaller companies in international trade was launched today by the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto Azevêdo, and the Secretary-General of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), John Danilovich.
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SDG Business Forum 2017High-level Political Forum, United NationsBusiness statement
Accelerating women’s economic empowerment for the 2030 development agenda: special remarks by John Danilovich
Your Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,The International Chamber of Commerce is honoured to be co-hosting today’s event with UN Women and the Governments of Costa Rica and the United Kingdom.The economic empowerment of women is a cornerstone of the Sustainable Development Goals.
A United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development is in full swing to track progress on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), formally adopted two years ago.
His Excellency the President of ECOSOC, Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,As the Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business organization, it’s a great honor to be invited to deliver remarks at the start of the High-Level Political Forum’s review of SDG 9.