The course, designed for policy makers, focuses on the links between trade, investment, finance and development, including in the context of international trade negotiations. Its aim is to:
(a) Enhance understanding of the relationship among these areas and their link to countries’ development strategies; and
(b) Provide participants with knowledge and skills for the design and implementation of trade and development policies, as well as for trade negotiations corresponding to the needs and interests of their countries.
The course is organized by the Knowledge Sharing, Training and Capacity Development Branch of UNCTAD's Division on Technology and Logistics with the support of the Singapore Cooperation Programme of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.