Trade for Development News

Fragility and conflict


48% of impoverished people today live in fragile and conflict-affected states, and the number is increasing. COVID-19 has the potential to make the situation even worse. What can countries and global institutions do to stem this tide and improve stability?


H.E. Mr. Mohammad Qurban Haqjo
Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the WTO, Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the World Trade Organization
Luisa Bernal
Policy Specialist, United Nations Development Programme
Paul Brenton
Lead Economist, World Bank Group


Deanna Ramsay
Managing Editor, Trade for Development News by EIF