Visit of International Trade Centre Executive Director Arancha González to India
WHEN: 27-30 January 2017
WHERE: Visakhapatnam and Mumbai
Ms. Arancha González, Executive Director of the International Trade Centre (ITC), a joint agency of the United Nations and theWorld Trade Organization, will be visiting Visakhapatnam and Mumbai, 27-30 January 2017.
On 27-28 January, Ms González will be attending the Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII) Partnership Summit in Visakhapatnam, where she is among the high-level speakers.
She will then travel to Mumbai where she on Monday, 30 January will deliver a keynote speech at the EXIM BANK OF INDIA.
During her visit to India Ms González will be available to meet members of the media.
Arancha González, an expert in international trade issues with 20 years of experience, has served as Executive Director since September 2013. A Spanish national, Ms González has extensive knowledge about international trade and economics, coupled with broad experience in trade and development matters in the public and private sectors, as well as in management at multilateral organizations.
Before joining ITC, Ms. González served as Chief of Staff to World Trade Organization Director-General Pascal Lamy from 2005 to 2013. During her tenure at the WTO, she played an active role in launching the Aid for Trade initiative and served as Mr. Lamy’s representative (Sherpa) at the G-20.
To request an interview with Ms. González, please contact:
Jarle Hetland, Media Officer
Office of the Executive Director
P: +41 22 730 0145
M: +41 79 582 91 80
Notes for the Editor
About ITC – ITC is the joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations. ITC assists small and medium-sized enterprises in developing and transition economies to become more competitive in global markets, thereby contributing to sustainable economic development within the frameworks of the Aid-for-Trade agenda and the United Nations’ Global Goals for Sustainable Development. For more information, visit www.intracen.org. Follow ITC on Twitter: @ITCnews
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