Youth perspective on trade: WTO Public Forum

WTO Public Forum: Millennials and Generation Z hopes and expectations for the future

Youth from the private and public sectors discussed, together with WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo, how they believe the trading system needs to adapt to fulfil their hopes and expectations for the future.

It is the first time the Public Forum has dedicated a high-level panel completely focused on youth, at a time when Millennials and Generation Z account for two-thirds of the global workforce and will represent over half of the world’s population by 2020.

Speakers in this video:
Roberto Azevêdo, Director-General, World Trade Organization
Edith Kimani, Deutsche Welle
Alisée de Tonnac, Co-Founder and Partner, Seedstars Group
Chebet Lesan, CEO, BrightGreen Energy
Andres Escobar, Co-founder, IMPCT Coffee
Bradley Heslop, Co-Founder and Managing Director – Africa, WSV

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