Program of the Conference “Women in Trade Facilitation: A Major Partner for inclusive Cooperation”

  • Wednesday, September 7

Wednesday, September 7

Opening of the Conference

  • Word of Mrs. Asmaa Benslimane, President and Founder of Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA Morocco)
  • Password Nadia Laraki, Director General of the National Agency of Ports and President of the Board of PORTNET S.A.

Ph.D. Paloma Bernal Turnes lead of the Trade Procedures Domain at United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business and leader of the project Women in TF (UN/CEFACT)


10:20 to 10:40: The Role of the African woman working in the maritime sector in the facilitation of International Trade, Mrs. Rosa B. F. Sobrinho, President of WIMAFRICA (African Women in Maritime Organisation)


"Single Windows, port competitiveness factor: What can be the contribution of women?" Ms. GUIHARD-KOIDIO Florentine, Deputy Head of the Information Systems Department at the Port of Abidjan and secretary in charge of Information and communication for the Association of management of West and Central Africa Ports.




Signing of a partnership agreement between WISTA Morocco and PORTNET S.A.


Closing Word