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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.
Experts urge regional efforts and reliance by the South on the South to spur growth despite global downturn
1 Nov 2012
Regional resource-pooling, reliance on regional banks, even the creation of a Bank of the South were suggested to help developing countries in the wake of the world financial crisis.
Peru trade minister to open South-South expert meeting
23 Oct 2012
H.E. Mr. José Luis Silva Martinot, Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru, will be delivering a keynote address at the opening of the fourth Multi-year Expert Meeting on International Cooperation: South-South Cooperation and Regional Integration, on Wednesday 24th October.
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.
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.
UNCTAD S-G outlines challenges facing developmental states, urges South-South cooperation
3 Sep 2012
Addressing the Second China-Eurasia Expo yesterday in Urumqi, China, UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi said recent Chinese experience demonstrates how State structures can help "govern the market in ways that limit its destructive impulses and augment its creative energies."
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.
Emerging South can bring more balanced, stable world economy, says UNCTAD
11 Jul 2012
In remarks presented to the 19th General Meeting of Shareholders of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) currently taking place in Beijing, China, UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi expressed cautious optimism about an emerging South but warned of continued vulnerabilities.