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Trade officials equipped to manage non-tariff measures amid COVID-19
20 Jul 2020
Over 150 officials complete an UNCTAD online course delivered as part of efforts to help developing countries tackle the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
Equipping East African women digital entrepreneurs with skills to thrive
6 Jul 2020
A new UNCTAD eTrade for Women masterclass seeks to empower and build the skills of women digital entrepreneurs in the region as well as explore opportunities amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Oceans Forum seeks consensus on fish-to-dish solutions
16 Jul 2018
Time is running out to find agreement on ending harmful fisheries subsidies by 2020 but a multi-agency push hosted by UNCTAD aims to inject momentum.
90% of fish stocks are used up – fisheries subsidies must stop
13 Jul 2018
Written byMukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD and Peter Thomson, United Nations Special Envoy for the Ocean, United Nations.
Time is running out to find a solution to overfishing, UNCTAD warns
29 Sep 2017
With just 10 weeks until a World Trade Organization summit in Argentina, there is a risk that no global agreement will be made to address the issue of overfishing, an UNCTAD official has told a public meeting at the international body's Geneva base.
UNCTAD joins the growing number of voluntary commitments on ocean action
6 Jun 2017
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Environment Program (UN Environment) announced their voluntary commitment at the Oceans Conference in New York to assist member states in the implementation of effective, inclusive policies for Sustainable Trade in fisheries.
African and Asian port managers trained as instructors for ongoing training programme
23 Jun 2016
Thirty-two managers from ports in ten African and Asian countries completed a training of trainers workshop for UNCTAD's port management programme, held from 24 May to 3 June 2016 in Dublin, Ireland.
Palestinian Authority staff trained by UNCTAD on United Nations system in Geneva
10 Oct 2014
UNCTAD organized its annual training programme, a collaboration between UNCTAD's Assistance to the Palestinian People Unit (APPU) and the United Nations Division for Palestinian Rights, for staff of the State of Palestine.
Irish ports and UNCTAD sign new cooperation agreement
24 Sep 2014
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi, Ambassador of the Republic of Ireland to the United Nations Office at Geneva Patricia O'Brian and senior representatives of two Irish ports at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on 18 September 2014.