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UNODC-UNCTAD Expert Consultation on the SDG Indicator on Illicit financial flows - Vienna, December 12 - 14, 2017
18 Dec 2017
The international workshop, jointly organised by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) was held at the Vienna International Centre.
50th edition of the UNCTAD statistics handbook - 6 December 2017
8 Dec 2017
UNCTAD Deputy Secretary General, Isabelle Durant officially launched the 50th edition of the UNCTAD Statistics Handbook at a press conference.
Trade and Development in Numbers: Handbook offers crucial economic data for global decision-makers
5 Dec 2017
UNCTAD has launched its annual Handbook of Statistics in a new, user-friendly format to celebrate its fiftieth year of publication. The 2017 edition has been overhauled entirely to make it shorter and easier to read, and features a wealth of maps, charts, and infographics.
World Toilet Day
19 Nov 2017
Toilets save lives because human waste spreads killer diseases. However, 4.5 billion people live without a household toilet that safely disposes of their waste. World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis.
Course on Trade in Services Statistics with emphasis on Africa, organized by WTO in Geneva
16 Nov 2017
28 statisticians from developing economies benefited from the course on trade in services statistics organized by WTO; UNCTAD participated as a resource partner agency.
Tax avoidance threatens development agenda, meeting told
10 Nov 2017
Tax avoidance like that highlighted by the Paradise Papers is among the threats to the economic and social aspirations of the international community – embodied in the Sustainable Development Goals – since tax not paid denies an important stream of financing, experts meeting with United Nations member States in Geneva this week said.
Workshop with statisticians from the West African Economic and Monetary Union, Niamey, Niger on 01-03 November 2017
7 Nov 2017
UNCTAD and the West African Economic and Monetary Union - Union Economique et Monétaire Ouest Africaine (UEMOA) jointly hosted a workshop with statisticians from the National Statistical Institutes of the eight UEMOA member states.
World Development Information Day - October 24
24 Oct 2017
The General Assembly in 1972 established World Development Information Day to draw the attention of the world to development problems and the need to strengthen international cooperation to solve them (resolution 3038 (XXVII)).
World Standards Day, October 14, 2017
14 Oct 2017
Every year on 14 October, members of the international community celebrate World Standards Day, as a way of paying tribute to the collaborative efforts of all those who develop the technical agreements that are published as international standards.