27 septiembre 2012UNCTAD S-G meets with civil society representatives
Representatives of non-governmental and civil society organizations active in the field of trade and development met with UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi yesterday and expressed support for the implementation of the UNCTAD work programme emanating from the mandates of the UNCTAD XIII conference in Doha, Qatar in April of this year.
26 septiembre 2012UNCTAD asked to identify potential supply chains in sub-Saharan Africa
Under a project to be funded by the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Economic Cooperation and Integration of Developing Countries (ECIDC) unit of UNCTAD in accordance with its mandate on South-South cooperation, will be undertaking studies, workshops and field missions to identify and promote potential supply chains in sub-Saharan Africa.
25 septiembre 2012Forum on Trade and the Green Economy to meet
The new Forum, to be held at UNCTAD in December, hopes to resolve conflicts involving trade rules and government environmental measures before they go to more formal dispute-settlement mechanisms.
25 septiembre 2012Representatives of UN regional commissions review trade and development trends
Experts from the United Nations regional economic commissions told the Trade and Development Board (TDB) yesterday of issues affecting trade performance in their respective regions, a sector that is growing in importance but faces myriad challenges including those arising from expanding intra-regional trade.