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Trade for Sustainable Development Forum 2018

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International Trade Centre

54-56 Rue de Montbrillant

1202 Geneva

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The Trade for Sustainable Development (T4SD) Forum is one of the leading events focused on trends in sustainable trade in global value chains.

Organized by the International Trade Centre (ITC), the fifth T4SD Forum will discuss SDG 12 " Responsible Consumption and Production" and its relationship with sustainable trade in global value chains.

The forum will be held at ITC headquarters in Geneva from 1-3 October 2018.The T4SD Forum 2018 is held in parallel to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Public Forum 2018.

Event details:

1 October (hosted at ITC): this Eventbrite registration applies

- Full Day of Sessions

- Cocktail Reception

2 October (hosted at ITC): this Eventbrite registration applies
- T4SD Project Labs: interactive sessions to present T4SD’s projects through the lens of different targets of SDG 12.
    • Project Lab 1: EU Cities for Fair and Ethical Trade Award
    • Project Lab 2: Strengthening Climate Resilience of International Value Chains
    • Project Lab 3: Making effective and trustworthy sustainability claims: Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information
    • Project Lab 4: Promoting Sustainable Investments Practices: Challenges and Opportunities for Foreign Investors in Africa
    • Project Lab 5: ITC Sustainability Map and GS1 collaboration: Empowering the Business Community to achieve the SDGs
    - Partners Event with UNCTAD BioTrade: sessions on sustainable consumption and production of biodiversity-based produts through the lens of SDG 12.
    3 October (hosted at the WTO): to attend this session, a mandatory separate registration process applies: WTO Public Forum 2018
    - High-level Panel at the WTO Public Forum "Sustainable Trade in the Connected Future" (11:30-13:00, Room W, WTO)


    The full programme is available in the event website.



    Please bring an ID and the confirmation of your T4SD Forum registration on 1 and 2 October, and an ID and the confirmation of the WTO Public Forum registration on 3 October.

    Venues:

    1 & 2 October: International Trade Centre (ITC), 54-56 Rue de Montbrillant, Geneva, Switzerland

    3 October: World Trade Organization (WTO), Centre William Rappard, Rue de Lausanne 154, Geneva, Switzerland


    WTO Public Forum details:

    The World Trade Organization hosts its annual Public Forum on 2-4 October, in WTO HQ. Participants wishing to attend the T4SD Forum high-level panel in the WTO (3 October) and any other events of the WTO Public Forum are kindly requested to register also for the WTO Public Forum. The registration link is provided here as well as in the T4SD Forum registration form. For the first days of the T4SD Forum, 1 and 2 October, registration via this Eventbrite website is required.

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