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UNCTAD report calls for harnessing the potential of south-south technological collaboration
31 Oct 2012
The Technology and Innovation Report 2012, subtitled Innovation, Technology and South-South Collaboration, was launched today.
UNCTAD S-G says resources are a blessing not a curse for Africa
26 Oct 2012
UNCTAD Secretary-General, Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, addressed the ECA Eighth African Development Forum on Governing and Harnessing Natural Resources for Africa's Development in Addis Ababa yesterday.
Niger agrees to host next UNCTAD African Oil and Gas conference in 2013
18 Sep 2012
The 16th African Oil, Gas and Minerals Trade and Finance Conference and Exhibition (OILGASMINE) will be organized in 2013 by UNCTAD in cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Niger and in partnership with Cubic Globe Ltd.
Lao PDR on target to complete WTO accession process in 2012
9 Aug 2012
The Lao People's Democratic Republic, a land-locked LDC, is set to complete its WTO accession process by the end of this year. "The Lao PDR has come a long way this past decade ... we have made a herculean effort," said Dr. Nam Vinhaket, Minister of Industry and Commerce.
Impact of non-tariff measures need to be addressed, says UNCTAD
29 Jun 2012
In a panel discussion at the 15th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis organised by GTAP (Global Trade Analysis Project) of Purdue University at the Geneva International Convention Centre on 28 June, UNCTAD representatives raised concerns about the wide array of non-tariff measures and policies currently in place which have restrictive and distortionary effects on international trade and impose disproportionate costs on poorer developing countries.