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Market access for services exports from least developed countries needs to get real, MC11 hears
20 Dec 2017
The World Trade Organization’s services waiver exists on paper, but LDCs have yet to exploit in practice.
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.
All goods are not created equal: a Q&A on rules of origin with Stefano Inama
8 Dec 2017
Ahead of WTO MC11, the UNCTAD expert explains why global trade is increasingly discriminatory, and what’s at stake for Least Developed Countries.
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.
Progress in least developed countries hinges on access to modern energy
22 Nov 2017
Expanding access to adequate, reliable and affordable sources of modern energy is essential if the world’s poorest nations are to escape the poverty trap, says The Least Developed Countries Report 2017: Transformational Energy Access.
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.
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.
Experts discuss how to build productive capacities in the least developed countries
6 Nov 2017
Experts, meeting at UNCTAD, will assess what progress has been made by the least developed countries vis-à-vis the goals set out in the Istanbul Programme of Action related to building productive capacities and doubling their share in global exports, while enhancing benefits from global trade.