Leveraging Trade, Global Value Chains, and Standards as Engines of Sustainable Development 17-18 September 2018 | New Delhi, India
The International Convention on Sustainable Trade and Standards (ICSTS) is organized by the India National Platform on Private Sustainability Standards (India PSS Platform) and convened by the Quality Council of India, in collaboration with UNFSS. UNFSS is an inter-agency platform for coordinated work on voluntary sustainability standards and is comprised of UN Environment, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Trade Centre (ITC), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). Registrations are open now.
From topics on international trade, innovations in sustainable global value chains, and sustainability standard settings, to government policies and multi-stakeholder frameworks for sustainable trade, this 2-day event will be the first of its kind multi-stakeholder convention dedicated solely to practical questions of leveraging trade, global value chains, standards and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The inaugural welcoming will be addressed by Dr. Ravi Singh, Secretary General of QCI and special addresses by the Minister of Commerce and Industry, India, H.E Mr. Suresh Prabhu, followed by a briefing chaired by Dr. Harsha Singh, Chair, India PSS Platform; Former Deputy Director General, WTO.
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