A partnership with academia

Building knowledge for trade and development

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An all-star cast of Vi partners and beneficiaries came together to share their experience with the Virtual Institute.





The 13-minute video features excerpts from interviews with former UNCTAD Secretary General, Supachai Panitchpakdi; Colombian Ambassador, Clemencia Forero Ucros; Senegalese Counsellor, Mbaye Ndiaye; Finnish Counsellor, Heli Niemi; Norwegian Counsellor, Fredrik Arthur, and Vi partners, Helen Lassen, of the International Trade Centre, and Patrick Low of the World Trade Organization. Joining them is the entire Vi team, as well as Vi fellows from Senegal, Uganda and Russia.