Canada-Chile work plan for implementing activities on trade and gender  

This work plan is meant to be a rolling evergreen 24-month work plan that will be updated regularly, as appropriate.  The activities in the work plan will be guided by the following principles to the extent possible:  

The host of the annual Committee meeting will rotate annually. The objective of the annual Committee meeting will be to set a vision, priorities and objectives;  establish a workplan with action items and identify leads; and report progress.   

1. Presentation by Canada and Chile on current domestic programming and policies that support women’s economic empowerment and gender equality  (Article:  N.bis-03.1)

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2. Exchange of information on policies and programs that support women entrepreneurs from both a domestic and international point of view.  (Article:  N.bis-03.1 and N.bis-03.4.g)         

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3. Exchange experience and best practices for conducting gender-based analysis of trade agreements  or policies (Article:  N.bis-03.4.i)            

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4. Share methods and procedures for the collection of gender-disaggregated data, the use of indicators,  monitoring and evaluation methodologies, and the analysis of gender-focused statistics related to trade and women–owned businesses (Article:  N.bis-03.4.j)   

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5. Hold an APEC 2019 workshop on trade and gender chapters in FTAs (Article N.bis-03.4.a)

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6. Share information on capacity building and skills development programs to promote the participation, empowerment and advancement  of multi-barriered women in the economy and international trade (Article N.bis-03.4.a)

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7. Share information and best practices on promoting women’s enhanced participation and retention in STEM related careers. (Article:  N.bis-03.4.b)

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8. Exchange experience on labour best practices with a  gender perspective (Canada Chile Agreement on Labour Co-operation:  Article 11.1.m)

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9. Maintain an evergreen list of activities that have been completed under the Trade and Gender Chapter work plan. (Article:  N.bis-04.9)   

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10. Prepare an annual report on activities implemented under the Trade and Gender Chapter. (Article:  N.bis-04.9)       

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