“Never lose your curiosity, or you will become cynical”

On Saturday, July 1st, the Sciences Po graduation ceremony took place at the Maison de la Radio in Paris. Arancha González, executive director of the International Trade Centre (ITC), a subsidiary body of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization (WTO), was one of the guest speakers.

Arancha González is an expert in international trade, having served as Chief of Staff to WTO Director General Pascal Lamy. Prior to her work for the WTO, González held various positions within the European Commission, which involved negotiating trade agreements as well as assisting developing countries expand their trade opportunities. 

Listen to Arancha González’ speech, in which she shares the meaning of knowledge in the 21st century and offers advice to graduates seeking to change the world. 

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