The UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development, of which UNCTAD is the Secretariat, is holding an open consultation on the ten-year review of World Summit on the Information Society.
UNCTAD is calling for candidates for its first online training course on Non-Tariff Measures’ Collection and Classification Data Collection to be held in September and October 2014.
UNCTAD and the Albanian Customs Administration have signed an extension of a project that aims to fully implement e-payment services using UNCTAD's ASYCUDA customs software.
Judge Joaquín García Bernaldo de Quirós, former Head of the Spanish Competition Authority and Pierre Horna, Officer-in-charge of COMPAL-UNCTAD facilitated the first national workshop for Peru's Supreme Court judges in early June.
UNCTAD, together with Japan’s customs authorities, conducted a national seminar on preferential rules of origin on 20-21 May 2014 in Hanoi, Viet Nam.
In a special online essay, UNCTAD reiterates its long-standing call for a sovereign debt workout mechanism.
UNCTAD and the UN Inter-Agency Cluster on Trade and Productive Capacity will “work as one” with the government of Madagascar to boost trade and economic growth on the island.
The seventeenth session of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD), which convened in Geneva on 12–16 May 2014, concluded with two draft resolutions for the consideration by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
Following on earlier Geneva Dialogues and in the context of fiftieth anniversary celebrations, UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi convenes the Third Geneva Dialogue at the Palais des Nations, Geneva on 18 June.
Rising inequality is the result of policy choices and not an inevitable consequence of globalization, argued policymakers and experts on the first day of the UNCTAD Public Symposium in Geneva on 18 June.