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UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2012 shows growing Economic influence of developing countries
14 Dec 2012
The expanding contribution of developing countries to the global economy, led by shipbuilding and the manufacture of electronics, is revealed in the UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2012 , released today.
UNCTAD expertise in statistics in greater demand
25 Sep 2012
The implementation of the Doha Mandate is on good track in the area of statistics, as shown by the increasing number of requests received by UNCTAD during last months for advice, assistance and cooperation.
UNCTADstat: Update to country classification
18 Jul 2012
Taking into account the additional of new statistical territories / areas in 2011 (Curaçao; Sint Maarten (Dutch part); Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba) and 2012 (South Sudan), country classification has been updated accordingly. Furthermore, related country groupings had also been adjusted.
UNCTAD S-G joins in welcoming UN S-G's Zero Hunger Challenge
25 Jun 2012
At the recently concluded Rio+20 sustainable development summit, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on leaders, business, civil society and individuals to step up efforts to end hunger, and launched a Zero Hunger Challenge. UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi has joined in welcoming and endorsing the challenge.
Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review issued on Dominican Republic
21 Jun 2012
UNCTAD review recommends that the Dominican Republic expand efforts to encourage innovation activity in domestic businesses, as that is where the greatest payoff in jobs and economic growth can be realized.
UNCTAD to conduct STIP review for Oman
6 Jun 2012
At the request of the government of the Sultanate of Oman, confirmed recently in a letter from H.E. Yahya Al-Wahaibi, the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Oman in Geneva, UNCTAD will be conducting a Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (STIP) review for Oman this year.