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USTR Lighthizer Statement on the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative

February 07, 2019

Washington, DC – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer released the following statement on the White House launch of the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, led by Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump:

“President Trump continues to lead in creating opportunities for prosperity through economic development and through trade. I applaud Ivanka Trump’s leadership in launching an initiative for empowering women with fair and equitable opportunity in their countries’ economies.  Communities and economies are stronger when women can access their full economic potential.”