WTO Public Forum Side Event – Transforming Global Trade for Smallholders: Building Back Fairer Post COVID-19

On 29th September 2021, Fairtrade International organised an event as part of the WTO Public Forum 2021. An exceptional group of panellists spoke about how to transform global trade for smallholders. They discussed lessons learnt from the COVID-19 crisis and how to Build Back Fairer.

The panel was composed of:

  • Daniel Legarda, Ecuador’s Vice-Minister of International Trade,
  • Roxana Cayo, President of the National Fair Trade Platform in Bolivia
  • Anders Aeroe, Director of Division of Enterprises and Institutions at the International Trade Centre,
  • Nyagoy Nyong’o, Global CEO of Fairtrade International.

Sergi Corbalán, Executive Director of the Fair Trade Advocacy Office, served as moderator.

Summary of the event

View the recording here