International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Speakers
Joakim Reiter
Deputy Secretary-General
UNCTAD
Speaker
Enhancing transport system resilience and sustainability
15:00 - 16:30Thursday, 28 May 2015

Joakim Reiter (Sweden) took up the position of Deputy Secretary-General on 1 April 2015. Immediately prior to joining UNCTAD, Reiter was the Deputy Director General at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sweden, heading the Department for International Trade Policy. From 2011 to 2014, he held the position of Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sweden to the World Trade Organization (WTO). Reiter was Minister Counsellor and Head of the Trade Section at the Representation of Sweden to the European Union in Belgium from 2008 to 2011. From 2004 to 2008, he served at the European Union Directorate General for Trade in the European Commission, where he was involved in a number of multilateral, regional and bilateral negotiations with countries at different levels of development. In 2006, he served as Vice-Chair of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Working Party of the Trade Committee.