First debt audit based on UNCTAD principles 20 Aug -
Norway has completed a review of its loans to developing countries based on UNCTAD's Principles of Responsible Sovereign Lending and Borrowing (the Principles) demonstrating the increasing importance of the Principles in setting international standards.
Publication on non-tariff measures detailing developing-countries' perspective 15 Aug -
A new UNCTAD publication reports on the effects of non-tariff measures in the developing world. The publication, "Non-tariff Measures to Trade: Economic and Policy Issues for Developing Countries," seeks to inform policymakers and other stakeholders about issues relating to non-tariff measures, which pose ever more challenges to international trade policies.
An UNCTAD legend passes away at 96 23 Jul -
UNCTAD officials have been mourning the death of Rangaswami Krishnamurti, a former high-ranking staff member who was instrumental in the organization's founding.
New cycle of Port Training Programme approved 21 Jul -
Representatives of the main stakeholders in the English-speaking network of UNCTAD’s TrainForTrade Port Training Programme have agreed to implement a third cycle of the course.