10 juillet 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 juillet 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.
08 juillet 2013Hopeful trends cited for Africa
Prospects for African economic growth look bright, the fifty-seventh executive session of UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Board has been told.
03 juillet 2013Secretary-General strikes note of caution at London launch of World Investment Report
The World Investment Report post-launch seminar, which was held at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in London on Monday, 1 July, brought together representatives from UK Trade and Investment, the Department for International Development, think tanks such as the ODI, non-governmental organizations, and academia, to examine the findings of this year's report.
01 juillet 2013UNCTAD to assist Turkmenistan on WTO accession and Customs facilitation
The Secretary-General of UNCTAD, Mr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, has met the First Deputy Head of the Cabinet of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, Mr. Rashit Meredov, on the margins of the ECOSOC session being held in Geneva, to discuss future collaboration in light of the country's intention to begin WTO accession.