The need for a transformative global agenda to ensure a prosperous and stable future for humanity was underscored by UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi at an international forum on global economics held in Astana, Kazakhstan on 22 May 2014.
A global programme to support competition and consumer protection policies was launched in Lima, Peru on 5 May at the headquarters of Peru’s Competition Authority, INDECOPI.
A meeting in Dakar took stock of UNCTAD’s TradeForTrade Port Training Programme in francophone African countries and certified the programme’s latest graduates.
UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi and the Peruvian government formally launched preparations for UNCTAD’s next quadrennial ministerial meeting, to be held in Lima in 2016.
The sixth session of the Trade and Development Commission included an informal meeting in the afternoon of its first day to consider “The Role of International Trade in the Post-2015 Development Agenda”.
Government representatives discussed how innovation that is inclusive can help improve the lives of the disadvantaged in society at UNCTAD’s Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission on 30th April 2014.
Young entrepreneurs can unlock development potential, high-level panel tells UNCTAD Commission; ten finalists of Women in Business Awards also announced.
Students at Lund University of Sweden learn from an UNCTAD partnership how policy frameworks can help build domestic technological capacities and the role of intellectual property rights in this regard.
UNCTAD works with UN partners to help the government of Cabo Verde get the most from its tourism sector and creative economy.
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