United Nations News Centre - At UN meeting in Geneva, Ban spotlights trade as driver of global sustainable development.

Speaking at the WTO's annual Public Forum, the Secretary-General admitted that trade provides a unique fuel for economic growth but cautioned that its benefits could often be distributed inequitably, by-passing women, young people and the least advantaged and leaving environmental degradation in its wake.

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