The overall objective of the programme is to promote inclusive and sustainable development through international trade. It offers analysis and advice and seeks to build consensus, strengthen capacity and promote partnerships for trade policy, trade negotiations, trade in goods and services, competition law and consumer protection, and managing issues arising at the intersection of trade, the environment and climate change.
03 July 2012Joint UNCTAD-WTO handbook on trade policy analysis launched
A Practical Guide to Trade Policy Analysis, co-published by the WTO and UNCTAD's Virtual Institute has been launched. WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy and UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi describe it as a "state-of-the-art" tool for policy analysis and a contribution to a more level playing field in trade relations.
03 July 2012Competition policy week: 9-13 July 2012
UNCTAD will be hosting a number of expert meetings next week to discuss the role of competition policy in promoting economic development and cooperation. The organization is the United Nations focal point on all work related to competition and consumer policies.
02 July 2012Workshop being held in Lesotho on services trade negotiations
The Government of Lesotho, in collaboration with the SADC (Southern African Development Community) Secretariat and the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), with the support of UNCTAD, is organizing a National Seminar on Trade in Services Negotiations from 2 to 4 July in Maseru, Lesotho.
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