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2nd International Forum: Developing Trade Facilitation to Strengthen the International Competitiveness of SMES, Beijing (21st-23 November 2012)
23 Nov 2012
UNCTAD was invited to make a presentation on the session under the theme: The creative industries and international trade highlighting the main sectors with export potential in the Asia/Pacific region.
Turkey: Post-crisis Finance, Trade and Investment in Emerging Economies - Search for Sustainable Growth Models and the Role of Creative Industries
9 Nov 2012
UNCTAD is collaborating with Turkey in the context of the creative economy activities. At the occasion of the meeting on Finance, Trade and Investment which included creative industries, UNCTAD supported the launching and establishment of the Istanbul Creative Economy Centre.
UNCTAD paper examines trade policy and gender inequality in three countries
7 Nov 2012
The study, which provides a review of the situation in Cape Verde, the Gambia and Lesotho, is a contribution to global consultations on how to approach development issues after 2015.
UNCTAD's pioneer work on sovereign debt restructuring widely recognized by world-renowned experts and policy makers
28 Oct 2012
In repose to Resolution A/GA/66/189 of the General Assembly, the UNCTAD Secretariat took the lead to organize a special event on Sovereign Debt Crises and Restructurings: Lessons Learnt and Proposals for Debt Resolution Mechanisms.
Women in Cape Verde deserve more opportunities to contribute to country's development, workshop participants say
18 Sep 2012
A national workshop in Cape Verde concluded that the impact of macro-economic policies is not "gender neutral," and that women in Cape Verde should be granted more opportunities to contribute to the development and economic growth of their country.
Uganda officials attend training workshop on debt management
27 Aug 2012
Officials from the Ministry of Finance and the Bank of Uganda are currently attending a 9-day workshop in Kampala on domestic debt operations and management organised by UNCTAD in close cooperation with the Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI).
Women gaining through trade liberalization in Lesotho, but some issues remain
24 Aug 2012
The UNCTAD study titled "Who is benefiting from trade liberalization in Lesotho? A gender perspective" has been published. This report aims to critically assess the gender implications of Lesotho's trade-led productive transformation.
UNCTAD S-G at UN General Assembly debate on state of world economy and finance
18 May 2012
Delivering a keynote address at the round table on "Reducing debt vulnerability, managing inflation/deflation," UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi called for attention to be given to deflationary pressures, a systemic approach to debt vulnerability, adequate regulatory system for banks, and regulatory oversight of credit rating agencies.
High-level Policy Dialogue on the Creative Economy for Development, UNCTAD XIII, Qatar (26 April 2012)
26 Apr 2012
The High-level Policy Dialogue on the Creative Economy at UNCTAD XIII aimed to further support Governments to enhance their creative economies, as a feasible development option for advancing socio-economic growth, trade and innovation. Debates focused on the main findings and policy recommendations of the Creative Economy Report 2010.