Can the Commonwealth help developing countries trade out of poverty?
Lisa McAuley, CEO of the Export Council of Australia has been invited to participate on the committee to address the questions of whether the Commonwealth help developing countries trade out of poverty.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Trade Out of Poverty (APPG-TOP) is undertaking an Inquiry into whether the Commonwealth can help developing countries
trade out of poverty. The aim of the Inquiry is to gather evidence and set out concrete proposals for consideration/adoption by Commonwealth member
states at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London during April 2018. The Inquiry is jointly organised as an initiative between
the APPG-TOP and the UK Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and is led by a Committee of eminent persons and experts.
Inquiry Committee and Secretariat
- Harsha Singh, Executive Director, Brookings India
- Patricia Francis, former Executive Director, WTO-UNCTAD International Trade Centre
- Dirk Willem te Velde, Head, International Economic Development, ODI
- Catherine Clark, Head, International Relations, Prudential plc
- Steven Pope, Vice President, DHL Express Europe plc
- Trudi Hartzenberg, Executive Director, Tralac Southern Africa
- Phil Rourke, Executive Director, Centre for Trade Policy & Law, Carleton University
- Angela Strachan, Independent Consultant, Business Environment Reform, Trade Facilitation and Investment Climate
- Chi Atanga, Entrepreneur and CEO, Walls of Benin
- Lisa McAuley, CEO, Export Council of Australia
Submission of Evidence & Hearings
Alternatively please contact Lisa McAuley at email@example.com to see how you can participate in the Australian representation to the committee.