Press Release: Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary General UNCTAD to inaugurate the 6th Global Economic Summit Women’s Empowerment: “Through Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Capacity Building” March 27, 2017, World Trade Centre Mumbai

Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary General UNCTAD
to inaugurate the  6th Global Economic Summit Women’s Empowerment:
“Through Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Capacity Building” 
March 27, 2017, World Trade Centre Mumbai

 

Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary General United Nations Conference on Trade and Development  (UNCTAD) Geneva  shall  inaugurate the  6th Global Economic SummitWomen’s Empowerment: “Through Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Capacity Building”  on Monday, March 27, 2017, at World Trade Centre Mumbai  being organized by the All India Association of Industries (AIAI) in association with the World Trade Centre Mumbai. 

The Summit is Supported by: Ministry of Women & Child Development, Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME), Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India and the State Government of Maharashtra. 

Eminent Speakers at the Conference are as follows: 

 
  • Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Geneva

 

  • Mr. Yonov Frederick Agah, Deputy Director-General, World Trade Organization (WTO), Geneva

 

  • Ms. Dorothy Ng’ambiTembo, Deputy Executive Director, International Trade Centre (ITC), Geneva

 

  • Ms. Michaela Marksová, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of the Czech Republic

 

  • Dr. Ruby Dhalla, Member of Parliament, Canada

 

  • Ms. Nora K. Terrado, Undersecretary (Deputy Minister), Department (Ministry) of Trade and Industry, Industry Promotion Group (IPG), Philippines

 

  • Ms. Michaela Marksová, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of the Czech Republic

 

  • Ms. Nora K. Terrado, Undersecretary (Deputy Minister), Department (Ministry) of Trade and  Industry, Industry Promotion Group (IPG), Philippines

 

  • Mdm. Nguyen ThiTuyet Minh, Chairwoman, Vietnam Women Entrepreneurs Council (VWEC),

 

  • Ms. KhateraYusufi, Director Afghan Women Empowerment Foundation, Afghanistan

 

  • Prof. George T. Haley, Professor of Marketing and International Business, University of New Haven, West Haven, Connecticut, USA

 

  • Ms. Saroja Sirisena, Consul General, Consulate General of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

 

  • Dr. Sonia Sethi, IAS, Additional Director General of Foreign Trade, (DGFT) Mumbai

 

  • Ms. Pooja Bedi  flim star

 

  • Mr. Kamal M. Morarka, Chairman, MVIRDC World Trade Centre Mumbai

 

  • Mr. Vijay G. Kalantri, President, All India Association of Industries (AIAI)

 

Over 300 participants from 25 countries including India.   

Overseas delegates participating in the Summit will represent countries to name a few are  Afghanistan, Bangladesh,  Bhutan, Canada,Czech Republic, France,  Geneva, Italy, Maldives, Pennsylvania Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, USA, Vietnam etc. 

Panelists will share their views over : 

  • Women in business : Opportunities and challenges
  • Today’s women , tomorrow’s leaders
  • Redefining the role of the new woman in the world of trade and business
  • Women and business ethics
  • Workplace policies