04 octobre 2012UNCTAD strengthens cooperation with Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)
UNCTAD continued its efforts to build Palestinian capacity in the area of economic modelling, forecasting and policy analysis by training PCBS staff at its headquarters in Geneva. Messrs Qalalwa, and Hamayel, received further on-the-job training by staff of UNCTAD's Assistance to the Palestinian People Unit (APPU) on modelling and simulating of UNCTAD's macroeconometric model of the Palestinian economy from 1-5 October 2012.
04 octobre 2012UNCTAD S-G highlights Asia-Pacific dynamism and UNCTAD's work with the region's LDCs
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the twenty-sixth conference of the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI), in Kathmandu, Nepal, which was inaugurated this last Wednesday by the President of Nepal, Mr. Ram Baram Yadav, UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi outlined specific examples of UNCTAD assistance to least developed countries in the region and urged business leaders to uplift the economic status of underdeveloped countries like Nepal.
01 octobre 2012Chinese member of UNCTAD's Virtual Institute completes third study tour
For the third consecutive year, a 28-strong group of students from China's University of International Business and Economics, accompanied by two academics, has attended a one-week training programme at the Geneva-based international organizations, which was held on 24-28 September.