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African trade integration most exciting whenever it creates more jobs
3 Oct 2016
While some politicians in the global north express doubt about the benefits of trade, countries in Africa are moving ahead with deeper economic integration.
Trade Directors and experts on trade policy formulation meet at UNCTAD 14
5 Aug 2016
In Nairobi, senior trade officials and experts shared their experience and lessons learnt in national trade policy formulation and implementation supported by UNCTAD's trade policy frameworks
Zambia upgrades its trade policy
21 Jun 2016
At the request of the Government of Zambia, UNCTAD provided assistance in the review and reformulation of its trade policy framework. The final report has now been published.
African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement discussed by experts
26 May 2016
Experts from UNCTAD, African Union Commission, Economic Commission for Africa, regional economic communities and partners gathered in Nairobi to examine key issues in drafting the agreement.
New Trade Policy Framework for Botswana
4 Apr 2016
UNCTAD has been assisting Botswana to formulate a national trade policy framework, in order to make full use of the transformative power of trade for development. The document was adopted by the Government and stakeholders at a workshop in Gaborone on 16 February 2016.
West African States meet to prepare a common position on the Continental Free Trade Area
21 Mar 2016
Representatives from members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) met from 9 to 11 March 2016 in Accra, Ghana, to define a regional strategy for the negotiations on the African Continental Free Trade Area.
The Islamic Republic of Iran and UNCTAD agreed on furthering cooperation in the area of trade-related issues including WTO accession
28 Feb 2016
At the invitation of the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade, Mr. Joakim Reiter, Deputy Secretary General of UNCTAD, undertook an advisory mission to Tehran on 27 February 2016. The purpose of the visit was to discuss possible technical assistance and capacity building that UNCTAD could provide in the context of Iran’s trade-related reforms in particular accession to the WTO.