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eTrade for All Initiative gathers pace, sets platform launch for April
15 Dec 2016
Policy makers in developing countries will be able to access cutting edge technical and financial assistance on e-commerce, when the eTrade for All launches its new web platform in April, an UNCTAD official said.
Building online commerce to its maximum potential requires more trust in the markets
22 Nov 2016
The Internet - and e-commerce in particular - offer new opportunities for developing countries to grow, but maximizing the potential of this opportunity requires more trust in these markets, for example, by protecting consumer rights and preventing cybercrime, a senior UNCTAD official said on Tuesday.
Why we should care more about small and medium-sized enterprises
7 Oct 2016
Entrepreneurship as a means to stimulate economic growth and combat poverty was put at the forefront of a dynamic conversation that took place on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York on 20 September 2016.
Global economy needs policy overhaul to move beyond sixth straight year of sluggish growth
21 Sep 2016
Getting the world economy back on track requires that global leaders use bolder macroeconomic policies, strengthened regulation of finance and active industrial policies, says UNCTAD Trade and Development Report.
E-commerce revolution must include small business, says UNCTAD Secretary-General
20 Sep 2016
Entrepreneurs and small business must be included in the e-commerce revolution, an exciting opportunity to create jobs and livelihoods all around the world, the UNCTAD Secretary-General said ahead of a meeting on small business and e-trade.
Global Enterprise Registration distinguishes Bhutan and Cameroon as top reformers
21 Jul 2016
Bhutan's eRegulations information portal and Cameroon's MyBusiness.cm single window received a Global Enterprise Registration award at the World Investment Forum, held at UNCTAD 14 in Nairobi.
New initiative to help developing countries grasp $22 trillion e-commerce opportunity
19 Jul 2016
Developing countries must grasp the opportunity of e-commerce - worth around $22.1 trillion in 2015 - or risk falling behind.
Finalists of the Empretec Women in Business Awards announced
18 Mar 2016
The awards celebrate exceptional businesswomen who have benefitted from UNCTAD's global entrepreneurship training network, Empretec, and have become role models due to their outstanding achievements in running micro and small businesses. Since its launch in 1988, the Empretec programme has trained and motivated more than 350,000 entrepreneurs in more than 37 countries.