A new maritime transport indicator for world seaborne trade by types of cargo and country groups has been added to UNCTADstat statistical portfolio.
Joe Costello, Minister of State at Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, has completed a visit to the United Republic of Tanzania at which he reviewed the impact of the UNCTAD Port Training Programme.
UNCTAD officials have spoken at a high-level meeting of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), addressing the topics of investment for sustainable development, and post-2015 development partnerships.
Ambassador Mukhtar Tileuberdi (Kazakhstan), President of UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Board, has told a high-level meeting in New York that UNCTAD’s theme of development-centred globalization is central to ensuring progress in the coming years.
More than 90 tourism experts have met to debate how this economic sector can carry out its activities sustainably and can add to economic growth in developing countries.