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First exchange of jury members among port communities in English-speaking network’s Port Training Programme
27 Dec 2012
Representatives from the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, the Namibian Ports Authority and the Port of Cork served as assessors on the Dissertation Panel held in Malé, Maldives on 5–6 December 2012, marking the first exchange of jury members among the English-speaking port communities.
Port training course helps Namibian woman gain manager’s post
16 Dec 2012
Ipupa Kasheeta, of Namibia, credits UNCTAD’s Port Training Programme with helping her become the first woman to manage a terminal at the country’s Walvis Bay Port.
Irish Minister of State assesses impact of UNCTAD Port Training Programme
30 Nov 2012
Mr. Joe Costello, Minister of State at Ireland's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, visited Tema Port in Ghana on 17 November 2012 to assess first-hand the impact of UNCTAD's TrainForTrade Port Training Programme on port staff and operations.
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.
UNCTAD’s Human Resources Development/TrainForTrade Section and UNDP Angola sign Memorandum of Understanding
23 Nov 2012
On Monday, 19 November 2012, UNCTAD’s Human Resources Development/TrainForTrade Section signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Development Programme in Angola (UNDP Angola). The Memorandum was signed in the presence of an UNCTAD representative by Mr. Samuel Harbor, UNDP Angola Country Director, and it will remain in force until June 2013.
Dominican Republic joins Spanish-speaking network of UNCTAD's TrainForTrade Port Training Programme
15 Nov 2012
The Dominican Republic has formally joined the Spanish-speaking network of UNCTAD's TrainForTrade Port Training Programme.
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 trains Palestinian Authority staff on UN system in Geneva
10 Oct 2012
Two staff members from the Palestinian Authority's Ministry of the National Economy have completed an UNCTAD training programme designed to familiarize them with the activities of UNCTAD and the work of other United Nations agencies in Geneva.
Global economy at 'critical juncture', UNCTAD economist tells UN delegates in New York
3 Oct 2012
The Director of UNCTAD's Division on Globalization and Development Strategies has warned the delegates attending the General Assembly that "misguided" steps are limiting recovery from the global slowdown. He urged measures to boost income equality so that consumer demand is stimulated.
Teamwork urged to restart global growth, all in same boat, say panellists at UNCTAD Board
19 Sep 2012
The interdependent nature of the world economy requires a coordinated effort to re-energize the faltering recovery from the global financial crisis, panellists told the UNCTAD Trade and Development Board yesterday afternoon under the agenda item on “Interdependence: Coordinating stimulus for global recovery.”