Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi attends high-level Vatican seminar and endorses wide-ranging proposals for economic and financial reform.
UNCTAD and CITES signed a Memorandum of Understanding to help countries regulate cross-border trade in animals and plants.
Smaller businesses, especially those in developing and transition economies, are losing out on the benefits of the information economy, UNCTAD 's annual update of its dataset on the enterprise use of information and communication technology (ICT) shows.
UNCTAD, together with Japan’s customs authorities, conducted a national seminar on preferential rules of origin in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, on 9-11 June.
As part of its fiftieth anniversary celebrations, UNCTAD held a special event to look at the importance of monetary remittances for developing countries, and how to make sending them cheaper.
UNCTAD's Economic Development in Africa Report 2014, launched on 3 July, shows that there are structural problems in the pattern of growth in Africa and that these require a move away from consumption to coherent investment policies.
Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi welcomes new funds from Sweden that will be used to boost UNCTAD's technical assistance to developing countries which are implementing the Bali accord.
UNCTAD held a panel discussion with the secretariat of the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) about the consequences for West African countries of the WTO's Bali Trade Facilitation Agreement in Banjul, the Gambia, on 17 June 2014.
The 2014 edition of UNCTAD's flagship World Investment Report, launched in June, sparks interest from policymakers looking ahead to the Sustainable Development Goals and how to achieve them.
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.
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