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Side events

  • side events

    SheTrades Zambia - Packaging Solutions for Africa – SME Trade Academy - China-Zambia investment 

    10 September

    SheTrades Zambia. This afternoon event will launch the national chapter of SheTrades Global. Hosts: Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry of Zambia, with ITC.

    Packaging Solutions for Africa. This day-long event will include a regional packaging assessment meeting; an opportunity to meet packaging experts directly; and interviews with packaging industry leaders. Hosts: the UN Food and Agriculture Organization; and IMA, the Italian-based global leader in packaging machinery; and ITC.

    10, 11, 12 September

    SME Trade Academy. Check out our free, online courses about trade and international business. Over 20 000 people around the world have enrolled in our courses over the past three years. The content is multilingual and practical, with real-life examples of how successful companies do business, and how public and private organizations can support trade.

    The SME Trade Academy staff will be available before and during WEDF to advise WEDF participants on which courses best suit their needs, and how to extend this training to entrepreneurs and trade development professionals.

    On 13 September

    A China-Zambia investment meeting will take place, within the context of ITC’s project, Partnership for Growth and Investment in Africa.

    Stay tuned for more detailed updates as WEDF approaches!



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