TRADE AND HEALTH: WTO INITIATIVES TO COMBAT COVID-19
The UBA International Trade Law Committee invites for participation in the expert discussion on trade and health issues raised within the framework of the WTO Members' work in reaction to the COVID-19 virus outbreak.
The following important initiatives will be addressed:
- joint ministerial declarations,
- Trade and Health Initiative by the Ottawa Group, and
- WTO COVID-19 TRIPS Waiver Proposals.
We will discuss the role of international trade in promoting access to drugs and vaccines, touch upon the production and supply thereof and assess perspectives of Ukraine in the field.
The event will be held in Ukrainian and English.
Olena Chumakova, leading specialist, Department for Access to Markets and Cooperation with the WTO, Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine
Christopher O'Toole, Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Canada to the WTO
Max Proskurov, Government Affairs Director, Roche Ukraine
Stephan Sydoryak, Global Digital Manager, Novartis
Mariya-Khrystyna Koziy, Third Secretary for Economic Affairs, Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the UN Office and other International Organizations in Geneva
Registration is required to participate. The discussion will be livestreamed on Facebook page of the Committee.
For more information about the event, please contact the UBA Secretariat at: +380 (44) 492-88-48, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact person – Viktoriia Motia.