11 julio 2013South–South Trade Monitor No. 2 now available
UNCTAD South–South Trade Monitor No. 2 reports on general trends with regard to the magnitude and dynamics of South–South exports, and their sectoral composition. South–South merchandise exports in 2011 reached US$4 trillion, or a quarter of the world’s exports. In the past two decades, all developing regions have significantly increased their exports to the South.
10 julio 2013The Economic Development in Africa Report 2013 launched in Addis Ababa
UNCTAD’s 2013 Economic Development in Africa Report entitled “Intra-Africa Trade: Unlocking Private Sector Dynamism” was launch by the Africa Union Commissioner of Economic Affairs, Ambassador Mothae Anthony Maruping and the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, Mr Eugene Owusu. They were joined by Mr Taffere Tesfachew, Director, Division for Africa, LDCs and Special Programmes, UNCTAD.
10 julio 2013Second Swiss university joins Virtual Institute
Geneva’s Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies has joined the Virtual Institute (Vi), further strengthening the presence of UNCTAD’s host country, Switzerland – which is already represented by the World Trade Institute – in the Vi network.
09 julio 2013UNCTAD DSG speaks on strengthening Regional Integration in the Arab region
At a Panel Session held during the WTO's Fourth Review of Aid for Trade, Mr. Petko Draganov, the Deputy Secretary-General of UNCTAD, highlighted some of the priority areas to be addressed in order to strengthen the positive impact of Regional Integration Efforts in the Arab region.