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.
Cabo Verde's Creative Economy report available on-line 26 Mar -
The report and its findings support the potential of Cabo Verde to capitalize on its rich cultural expressions (music, festivals, handicrafts, gastronomy, tourism and cultural events) to achieve real sustainable development.
Stock Exchanges Around the World Ring the Bell for Gender Equality 11 Mar -
Partner stock exchanges from the UNCTAD co-organized Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative ring their opening or closing bells in support of gender equality and to highlight the pivotal role of the private sector in empowering women in the workplace, marketplace and community.