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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.
UNCTAD and Ministry of Trade and Industry of Ghana to develop policy for SMEs and entrepreneurship
19 Nov 2013
Following initial collaboration in 2012, UNCTAD and the Government of Ghana have continued to work towards strengthening the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Ghana and developing an SME and Entrepreneurship Policy.
Reviews show information technology is vital for women entrepreneurs
31 Oct 2013
Initial findings from a new set of national women's entrepreneurship development (WED) assessments show that information and communications technology (ICT) plays an empowering role.
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.
Six Asian countries attend seminar on trade rules on the origin of goods
2 Jul 2013
UNCTAD and Japanese customs authorities have held a regional seminar for developing countries on rules of origin as they apply to preferential trade arrangements.
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.