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Trade facilitation e-learning platform trains over 1000 decision-makers in 2021
23 Dec 2021
Throughout the year, UNCTAD’s online trade facilitation courses helped officials from 27 countries gain knowledge and skills needed to implement World Trade Organization mandates.
Asia-Pacific partnership creates new ‘centre of gravity’ for global trade
15 Dec 2021
A new free trade agreement, covering a third of the world economy, will eliminate 90% of tariffs among 15 East Asian and Pacific countries and is expected to boost intraregional exports by $42 billion.
Africa’s free trade area can deliver considerable inclusive economic growth for the continent
8 Dec 2021
But the world’s largest free trade area needs measures to boost productivity and expand opportunities.
Game promotes adoption of global goals in port communities
17 Nov 2021
UNCTAD tests a new training game that helps port managers to come up with solutions to make their ports more resilient and compliant with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Training upskills port management professionals
9 Nov 2021
UNCTAD’s TrainForTrade programme boosts the skills of port management practitioners and prepares them to tackle shocks and emerging challenges.
Online course to help developing countries negotiate regional trade agreements in times of crisis
9 Nov 2021
COVID-19 has highlighted the gaps in existing multilateral and regional trade agreements in terms of ensuring protection and resilience during a global or regional crisis.
Putting down long-term roots in Angola’s entrepreneurial ecosystem
28 Oct 2021
A national trainer programme is increasing the local ownership and sustainability of an EU-funded UNCTAD project in the southern African nation.
Collegial network supports port communities in west Africa
27 Oct 2021
UNCTAD’s TrainForTrade port management programme has created a network to help port communities reboot their economies from the COVID-19 crisis.
UNCTAD15: Vaccine inequity is bad for global business
7 Oct 2021
The world needs equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines so positive economic conditions can return to all countries and ensure well-functioning global value chains.