unctad.org | Regional workshop on Informal cross-border trade for empowerment of women, economic development and regional integration in Eastern and Southern Africa
Regional workshop on Informal cross-border trade for empowerment of women, economic development and regional integration in Eastern and Southern Africa
04 - 05 December 2019
Protea Hotel
Dar Es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania

Key Issues

The regional workshop will be held from 4 to 5 December 2019 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania as the final activity of the Development Account project 1617J: Informal cross-border trade for empowerment of women, economic development and regional integration in Eastern and Southern Africa

The purpose of the workshop is to present the  main findings of UNCTAD analytical work in the area and the results of the training activities at the borders carried out in the context of the project.

Participants at the workshop will include representatives from relevant ministries of the three countries, as well as representatives of the Cross Border Trade Associations (Malawi and Zambia), and of regional organizations (UN ECA, COMESA, EAC and SADC secretariats).

The meeting will be held at the Protea Hotel by Marriott® Dar es Salaam Courtyard.

The language of the workshop is English.

The programme and additional information related to the workshop will be posted on this website shortly.

Sponsor / funding:UNCTAD
Language(s):English
Contact:Ms. Simonetta Zarrilli Chief Trade, Gender and Development Programme Division on International Trade and Commodities T.: +41 (0) 22 917 5622 E.: simonetta.zarrilli@unctad.org And, Ms. Mariangela Linoci Economic Affairs Officer Trade, Gender and Development Programme Division on International Trade and Commodities T.: +41 (0) 22 917 3795 E.: mariangela.linoci@unctad.org
Related Sites:
UN Development Account Project: Informal cross-border trade for empowerment of women, economic development and regional integration in Eastern and Southern Africa
Covid-19 Advisory
 
In view of the evolving situation concerning the coronavirus (COVID-19), it has been decided that meetings scheduled until the end of April 2020 and listed below will be postponed. New dates will be communicated in due course.
  • Commission on Science and Technology for Development, twenty-third session (23-27 March 2020)
  • Working Party on the Strategic Framework and the Programme Budget, eightieth session (30-31 March 2020)
  • Multi Year Expert Meeting on Commodities and Development, Twelfth session (1-2 April 2020)
  • Multi-year Expert Meeting on Transport, Trade Logistics and Trade Facilitation, Eighth session, (20-22 April 2020)
  • Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy, Fourth session, (29 April-1 May 2020)
Meetings of the Trade and Development Board and the Preparatory Committee for UNCTAD 15 will take place as scheduled, subject to re-evaluation as conditions warrant.
 
Please consult the information on COVID-19 for meeting participants here.
 
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