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2nd Biotrade Congress to focus on potential of biodiversity products for forest preservation
9 Dec 2013
Experts meeting in Geneva will discuss how the sale and trade of goods sustainably harvested from forests, if expanded, may preserve stands of timber as carbon "sinks" and thus mitigate climate change.
New DMFAS web portal launched
13 Nov 2013
The UNCTAD Debt Management and Financial Analysis System (DMFAS) Programme has revamped its website. The new DMFAS portal, which contains new and updated features, was launched today at the 9th DMFAS Advisory Group Meeting.
As growth slows, developing countries face uncertain debt situation, Head of UNCTAD tells meeting
11 Nov 2013
Many of the world’s poorer countries have improved their debt balances in recent years, but “this positive trend is now sputtering,” UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi told a debt-management conference this morning.
Strengthening capacities of West African countries to harmonize e-commerce legislation in the region
23 Oct 2013
UNCTAD will deliver a distance learning course to lawmakers and government officials from selected West-African countries on key aspects to be considered for the drafting of e-Commerce laws.
Online UNDAFs Trade Dimension course begins, organized by UNCTAD and UNITAR
18 Oct 2013
Three hundred trainees have begun their work for an online course that looks in detail at the trade dimension in United Nations Development Assistance Frameworks (UNDAFs).
New cycle of Port Training Programme approved
22 Jul 2013
Representatives of the main stakeholders in the English-speaking network of UNCTAD’s TrainForTrade Port Training Programme have agreed to implement a third cycle of the course.
UNCTAD certifies eleven port managers in Namibia
21 Jun 2013
Eleven managers from the port communities of Walvis Bay, Namibia, have earned the UNCTAD Modern Port Management Certificate.
Training Seminar for port managers of the of the Grand Port Maritime de Marseille
21 Jun 2013
Twenty-one senior port managers from the French-speaking network of the UNCTAD/TrainForTrade Port Training Programme attended modules 5-8 of the "Modern Port Management" course.
Three Angolan provinces host training workshops on sustainable tourism
23 May 2013
Eighty government officials and private tourism operators have received instruction by UNCTAD on how to practise sustainable tourism that contributes to economic development.