Joe Costello, Minister of State at Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, has completed a visit to the United Republic of Tanzania at which he reviewed the impact of the UNCTAD Port Training Programme.
UNCTAD officials have spoken at a high-level meeting of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), addressing the topics of investment for sustainable development, and post-2015 development partnerships.
Ambassador Mukhtar Tileuberdi (Kazakhstan), President of UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Board, has told a high-level meeting in New York that UNCTAD’s theme of development-centred globalization is central to ensuring progress in the coming years.
More than 90 tourism experts have met to debate how this economic sector can carry out its activities sustainably and can add to economic growth in developing countries.
UNCTAD’s Secretary-General and the Head of the Organization’s Debt and Development Finance Branch have spoken on sovereign debt issues at a special Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) event.
The International Trade Centre (ITC) is a joint technical cooperation agency of the World Trade Organization and of the United Nations – acting through UNCTAD – that is headed by an Executive Director at the level of Assistant Secretary-General (ASG).
Public procurement can play a major role in promoting information technology (IT) sector development in developing countries, a new joint study by UNCTAD and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) reveals.
Themes have been announced for UNCTAD’s 2013 flagship reports, and most publication dates have been set.
The University of the Gambia (UTG) has become the forty-fourth core university member of the Virtual Institute (Vi), and the ninth academic institution to represent a Least Developed Country in the network.