Roundtable Discussions

World Trade and its Implications for Human Development and Poverty Reduction

Date : 7/18/2006

Speakers : Kamal Malhautra, UNDP; Samiha Fawzi, First Assistant to the Minister, Ministry of Trade & Industry; Hesham Ragab, Ministry of Trade & Industry; Tarek El-Baz, Economic Advisor, Ministry of Trade & Industry

This roundtable discussion aimed to identify how the world trade system affects poverty stances and human resources development in the WTO member countries, particularly the developing countries; and features of a domestic trade system consistent with the world trade system, and its impact on the stances of poverty and human developments.