(with the support of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation)
The topic of women and the economy is a new area of focus in cooperation between the BRICS nations. It entails the development of international projects to support female leadership and entrepreneurship. Attendees will include government and business representatives, and members of the expert community from the BRICS nations. The discussion will focus on creating the conditions needed to increase womens economic participation, international initiatives offering the potential to develop womens business projects, and ways for companies headed by women to overcome barriers when entering the international market.
Topics for discussion:
- The WTOs declaration on broadening the rights and opportunities of women in trade: new prospects.
- Barriers encountered by female entrepreneurs from the BRICS economies during export and import.
- Women in the creation of global value chains and ecommerce.