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Technology is key driver of development, United Nations General Assembly hears at high-level meeting
17 Dec 2015
As current chair of the United Nations Group on the Information Society (UNGIS), UNCTAD has welcomed the adoption of the high-level outcome document by a General Assembly High-Level Meeting in New York on 15–16 December to review the implementation of outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in the context of the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
UNCTAD delivers keynote address at the Swiss e-Commerce Conference
26 Nov 2015
UNCTAD's 2015 Information Economy Report, subtitled "Unlocking the potential of E-Commerce in Developing Countries" was prominently featured at the Swiss e-Commerce Conference organized by NetComm Suisse - the Swiss E-Commerce Association - which took place in Baden, Switzerland, on 25 November 2015.
Impact of the Nagoya Protocol for BioTrade business and practitioners
25 Nov 2015
Experts discuss the practical implications of the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol and its impact over certain aspects of BioTrade, at a peer review meeting in Geneva on 24 November 2015.
At Manila workshop, stakeholders ask how poor countries in Asia and the Pacific can put into place development-oriented trade policies
12 Oct 2015
UNCTAD and the Asian Development Bank held a workshop on integrating trade into national development strategies in Asia and the Pacific in Manila, the Philippines, from 1–2 October 2015
Growing international demand for BioTrade products: opportunities and challenges
8 Oct 2015
Market potential for BioTrade goods is estimated at 141 billion USD, but complex standards and other non-tariff barriers prevent many small producers from taking advantage of market opportunities.
Algeria prepares Trade Policy Framework with UNCTAD assistance
28 Sep 2015
Twenty representatives of the government, the private sector and academia in Algeria gathered at a consultative workshop organized by UNCTAD and the Algerian government in the capital Algiers on 16–17 September to form a new Trade Policy Framework for the country.
Dominican Republic prepares Trade Policy Framework with UNCTAD assistance
10 Sep 2015
As part of a broader project to assist the Dominican Republic to formulate its trade strategy for 2016-2020, UNCTAD is assisting the Government in the preparation of a comprehensive trade policy framework.
Namibia, with support from UNCTAD, takes steps to improve its trade policy framework
18 Jun 2015
Overdependence on the exports of minerals has prompted Namibia to rethink its growth and export strategy, and a new approach was explored during an UNCTAD-backed workshop in Windhoek, Namibia on 28-29 April 2015.
Tunisia studies possible participation in the World Trade Organization's Information Technology Agreement
10 Jun 2015
At the request of the Government of Tunisia, UNCTAD has studied the pros and cons of the country becoming party to the Information Technology Agreement of the World Trade Organization (WTO).