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Tackling trade and gender issues in Lesotho
11 Dec 2012
Trade policy can play a catalytic role in job creation for women, and yet it can also drive new patterns of vulnerability and social exclusion.
Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization and UNCTAD form strategic partnership
29 Nov 2012
The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization (CTO) and UNCTAD have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to boost the development effects of information and communication technology (ICT).
UNCTAD sees expanding opportunity for developing countries to engage in local software development
28 Nov 2012
Developing countries, with the burgeoning skills of their domestic software writers, should seek to expand the creation of software that meets local needs and capabilities as a means of increasing income and addressing broader economic and social development goals, says Information Economy Report 2012.
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.
UNCTAD and ASEAN review harmonization of e-commerce laws
2 Nov 2012
Senior South-east Asian policymakers will assess cyber-legislation and make recommendations to further the harmonization of e-commerce laws at a joint ASEAN/UNCTAD workshop in Cebu, the Philippines, on 10 and 11 November 2012. The outcome will be reported to the twelfth ASEAN Telecommunications Senior Officials Meeting.
UNCTAD report calls for harnessing the potential of south-south technological collaboration
31 Oct 2012
The Technology and Innovation Report 2012, subtitled Innovation, Technology and South-South Collaboration, was launched today.
EMPRETEC Women in Business Award winner from Panama pushes on to new heights
16 Aug 2012
Melissa De León, founder of Panama Gourmet,a company which produces gluten-free foods, was the winner of the 2012 EMPRETEC Women in Business Award presented at the UNCTAD XIII Conference in Doha, Qatar in April this year. Since then, she has become a celebrity in her own country and a much sought-after participant at international events elsewhere.
UNCTAD’s eRegistrations system puts entrepreneurs at centre of electronic governance in El Salvador
13 Aug 2012
MiEmpresa.gob.sv - El Salvador’s online registration system implemented by UNCTAD - is making an impact with Salvadoran business entrepreneurs, allowing them to comply with all mandatory registration requirements in just two easy steps.
EMPRETEC Panama Centre gearing up for EMPRETEC Latin America Forum in September
8 Aug 2012
Instructors and directors of EMPRETEC Centres across Latin America will be gathering in Panama during the second week of September for an exciting regional EMPRETEC event.
Association of Caribbean States encourages its 28 members to implement UNCTAD e-Regulations programme
6 Aug 2012
UNCTAD’s eRegulations programme, which helps countries cut red tape and ensure transparency for business rules and procedures, should be expanded to all 28 member countries of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), the Organization has announced.