Parminder Jeet Singh was a delegate at a meeting about "COVID-19, Trade in Services and E-Commerce". The meeting was organized by South Center in collaboration with UNCTAD, Centre for WTO Studies, IT for Change, Public Citizen and TWN.
In the session overview, Aileen Kwa and Amb Mulumbi Peter addressed concerns about "What is needed in terms of Economic Resilience and Recovery from COVID-19 for Developing Countries?"
Parminder spoke about "What do we need instead – Data Sovereignty Policies" under the agenda "COVID-19 and Implications for Trade in Services".
The other delegates and ambassadors at the meeting included:
- Fernando Rosales
- Jane Kelsey
- Rashmi Banga
- Deborah James
- Burcu Kilic
- Sanya Smith
This event was part of series of events that IT for Change will be doing with South Centre to develop capacities about digital economy issues among WTO delegates from developing countries.