With the implementation of Module 1 of the Modern Port Management course, Namibia joined the English-speaking network of the Programme. Ghana, Malaysia, Maldives, Indonesia and the United Republic of Tanzania are the other members of the network.
Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, has confirmed her attendance at UNCTAD XIII in Doha.
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report has over the last three decades often been ahead of the curve in tackling debt and finance issues and predicting impending crises. It has proposed active government action to correct market imbalances.