Swiss commodity traders under scrutiny at UNCTAD forum 08 Apr -
Representatives from the Swiss Government, individual trading companies and transparency advocates will discuss the current lack of publicly available information about commodity trading in Switzerland at UNCTAD's sixth annual Global Commodities Forum at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on 13–14 April 2015.
Commodity prices decline throughout 2014 08 Apr -
The 'All Groups' commodity price index for 2014 fell by 6.1% compared with the 2013 annual average, reflecting the general downward trend in commodity prices.
UNCTAD Commodities Week 08 Apr -
"Transforming Commodities into Sustainable Development", will be the focus of UNCTAD Commodities Week (13-17 April 2015).
COMPAL III launched in Peru 31 Mar -
The third phase of UNCTAD's technical assistance programme on competition and consumer protection policies for Latin America (COMPAL III), funded by SECO Switzerland, was launched at the GLOBAL COMPAL Annual Conference in Lima, Peru on 6 March.
ECOWAS Countries discuss harmonization of cyberlaws 31 Mar -
Representatives of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) met at UNCTAD seminar to share best practices to advance in cyberlaw harmonization in the fields of e-transactions, data protection and privacy, cybercrime, online consumer protection and taxation of e-commerce.
UNCTAD presents its investment policy advice to Bosnia and Herzegovina 27 Mar -
The main findings and recommendations of the draft Investment Policy Review of Bosnia and Herzegovina were discussed amongst UNCTAD experts, representatives of the institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the local and international private sector and of the country’s development partners at a meeting held in Sarajevo on 25th March.
Online course on trade and gender deemed a success 27 Mar -
Sixty-six participants from forty countries successfully completed the first edition of UNCTAD's online course on trade and gender, held from 19 January to 8 March 2015. All participants agreed the course had met or exceeded their expectations and enhanced their knowledge of the trade-gender links.
Romanian Financial Market Moves Forward on Sustainability 27 Mar -
Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) signs commitment letter to join the United Nation’s Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative; pledges to promote more sustainable investments and improved environmental, social and corporate governance disclosure in the Romanian financial market.