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EMPRETEC recognizes successful women's start-up businesses and 20 years' operation in several countries
27 Nov 2012
Awards will be given to two women entrepreneurs - the creator of a business featuring recyclable products for infants and the founder of a Ugandan real-estate firm - at the 19th Directors Meeting of Empretec, the entrepreneurship programme in developing countries and economies in transition supported by the Division on Investment and Enterprise of UNCTAD.
EMPRETEC Latin America Forum takes off in Panama
21 Sep 2012
The first official meeting of the EMPRETEC Latin America Forum was hosted by EMPRETEC Panama in Panama City last week, following a regional training workshop that brought together EMPRETEC directors and trainers from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panama, Peru and Venezuela to share experiences and discuss new developments.
Zambia Commerce Minister to speak at high-level segment of UNCTAD Board
13 Sep 2012
The Honorable Robert K. Sichinga, Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry of Zambia will be addressing the high-level segment of the 59th session of UNCTAD's Trade and Development Board on Monday, 17 September.
UNCTAD S-G attends World Economic Forum on East Asia 2012 in Bangkok
31 May 2012
Reducing restrictions on temporary movement of all labour categories could open win-win opportunities for both sending and receiving countries, UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi told the interactive sessions on Reducing Obstacles to Travel Mobility, and on Enabling Trade, at the WEF conference on East Asia in Bangkok on 30 May.
Nigeria's Revised MSME Policy draws from UNCTAD's Entrepreneurship Policy Framework Recommendations
1 May 2012
The Nigerian Government recently revised its National Policy on MSMEs based on a thorough review process led by the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment. The Government organized several peer review workshops in 6 geo-political zones. Stakeholders provided useful comments.