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eRegulations to be extended to four more provinces in Viet Nam
6 Dec 2012
UNCTAD's eRegulations system, already operational in Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City, is to be extended to four more provinces thanks to a new financial contribution from the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
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.
eRegulations programme to help Benin and Burkina Faso prepare for upcoming WTO agreement
9 Oct 2012
UNCTAD's Business Facilitation Programme (via its eRegulations project) and its Trade Facilitation Unit are to join forces to provide technical assistance to two Governments in Africa. The objective is to promote clear, transparent and fair rules to ease trade across borders.
Launch of Trade and Development Report 2012: Policies for inclusive and balanced growth
13 Sep 2012
UNCTAD Report explores the links between income distribution, growth and development, arguing that inequality is neither a necessary condition for sound economic growth, nor its natural result. Pro-active fiscal and income policies to reduce income gaps influence economic growth.
eRegulations system to formalize small businesses in four major Colombian cities
10 Sep 2012
UNCTAD has finalized an agreement with the Ministry of Trade and the Confederation of Chambers of Commerce of Colombia (CONFECAMARAS) to extend the eRegulations system beyond Bogota to another three cities and to build a national portal for the comparison of procedures required to start a business.
Argentine authority contributes $85,000 for eRegistrations project
3 Sep 2012
The Municipality of Lomas de Zamora (Province of Buenos Aires) has announced that it will finance UNCTAD to install its eRegistrations system so as to computerize and speed up the issuance of business licenses, mandatory for all new enterprises.
Haiti sees eRegulations as vital tool for investment, private-sector development and reconstruction
24 Aug 2012
Haiti’s Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Wilson Laleau, has underlined his country’s need for simplified administrative procedures and has submitted a formal request to UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi for implementation of the UNCTAD eRegulations programme.
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.