UNCTAD has received the 2014 Norwegian contribution to UNCTAD's technical cooperation activities, following an agreement signed with Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in September 2014.
The contribution of 2 million kroner, which approximates to about US$ 287,000, will be used to finance activities to be implemented in December 2014 and 2015 in the following five main areas of UNCTAD's technical cooperation work:
Trade Facilitation and ASYCUDA Regional Centre in Southern and Eastern Africa
Gender in Trade Policy
Strengthening Result Management of UNCTAD Programme
Capacity-Building for Investment for Development