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Natural disasters and trade

The WTO has launched a new research project to help countries analyse how trade can help them respond to and recover from natural disasters and build resilience to such events. The launch took place during a seminar looking at this relationship.
Representatives from Haiti, Caribbean and Pacific Islands share their thoughts about the linkages between natural disasters and trade.

More details about the seminar:
https://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news18_e/devel_26apr18_e.htm

Speakers in this video:

Ricardo James
Organization of Eastern Caribbean States

Mere Falemaka
Pacific Islands Forum

Pierre-André Dunbar
Ambassador, Haiti

Elhadj As Sy
IFRC Secretary General

Kirsi Madi
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Roberto Azevêdo
WTO Director General

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