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Tag: Least Developed Countries

Least developed countries face challenges in funding sustainable development – UN report

Least developed countries face challenges in funding sustainable development – UN report

20 Jul 17  News
Lack of funding is among the biggest challenges for the world’s 47 least developed countries (LDCs) in their implementation of sustainable development targets, according to a Uni...
WTO Members reaffirm commitment to Aid for Trade and to development support

WTO Members reaffirm commitment to Aid for Trade and to development support

14 Jul 17  News
WTO members reaffirmed their commitment to the Aid for Trade initiative and to the development dimension of the organization at the closing session of the Aid for Trade Global Revi...
Trade facilitation key to addressing needs of developing countries

Trade facilitation key to addressing needs of developing countries

14 Jul 17  News
Trade facilitation can be a key contributor to sustainable development as speedier border crossings for goods and services help address poverty alleviation and even humanitarian cr...
Connectivity and inclusiveness highlighted at opening of Aid for Trade Global Review

Connectivity and inclusiveness highlighted at opening of Aid for Trade Global Review

12 Jul 17  News
Continued support is needed to improve connectivity, lower trading costs and increase women’s participation in trade, particularly in developing and least developed countries (LD...
Regional trade agreements, integration and development

Regional trade agreements, integration and development

12 Jul 17  News
Developing countries have become more active participants in regional trade agreements, which raise questions about how the benefits of integration are distributed. A key conc...
Aid for trade in Africa: What are the strategic priorities?

Aid for trade in Africa: What are the strategic priorities?

10 Jul 17  News
Taking stock of aid for trade in Africa over the last decade, how can the targeting and delivery of this development assistance be improved to help achieve the continent’s struct...
Government pledges to help improve access to UK markets for world’s poorest countries post-Brexit

Government pledges to help improve access to UK markets for world’s poorest countries post-Brexit

26 Jun 17  News
The Government commits to protect current trading relationships, keep prices in check and help build our trading partners of the future. The Government will use Brexit to cem...
Third Trade Policy Review of Mozambique: Minutes of the Meeting

Third Trade Policy Review of Mozambique: Minutes of the Meeting

20 Jun 17  News
The third Trade Policy Review of Mozambique was held on 3 and 5 May 2017, allowing Members to have a better understanding of Mozambique’s trade and investment policies as well as...
New phase for Hub and Spokes trade initiative which aids Africa, Caribbean and Pacific

New phase for Hub and Spokes trade initiative which aids Africa, Caribbean and Pacific

19 Jun 17  News
An innovative trade initiative which is expanding opportunities for business, employment and prosperity in African, Caribbean and Pacific countries will be extended to February 201...
The clock is ticking for World leaders to generate wealth from sustainable fisheries

The clock is ticking for World leaders to generate wealth from sustainable fisheries

07 Jun 17  News
UNCTAD will organize an event themed “Enhancing trade opportunities for Least Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States through the fisheries sector” to address c...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Jun 17  News
The African Statistical Yearbook 2017 is launched (UNECA) The Yearbook series is a result of joint efforts by major African regional organizations to set up a joint data coll...
The potential of the blue economy: Increasing long-term benefits of the sustainable use of marine resources for SIDS and coastal LDCs

The potential of the blue economy: Increasing long-term benefits of the sustainable use of marine resources for SIDS and coastal LDCs

06 Jun 17  News
Humanity’s relationship with the oceans, and how people use and exploit their resources, is evolving in important ways. While the oceans are increasingly becoming a source of fo...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Jun 17  News
A reminder: The ECOWAS Heads of State summit takes place on Sunday Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (17-19 May): presentations are now available for download Adva...
WCO leads discussions on freedom of transit for landlocked countries

WCO leads discussions on freedom of transit for landlocked countries

02 Jun 17  News
The economic developments of many countries that are ‘locked’ by lands are often hindered by the lack of access to the sea. Even if their industrial or agricultural products ar...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 May 17  News
Latest tralac Newsletter: Willemien Viljoen comments on Africa’s recent agricultural trade performance Just posted: Africans moved more freely in 2016, according to second ...
Global growth strengthens in line with economic forecasts, but prospects for some of world’s poorest regions deteriorate: UN report

Global growth strengthens in line with economic forecasts, but prospects for some of world’s poorest regions deteriorate: UN report

17 May 17  News
Shifting international policy landscape heightens uncertainty around prospects for world trade, development aid and climate targets Growth in the global economy has picked up...
Development Committee Communiqué: An essential role, a new approach

Development Committee Communiqué: An essential role, a new approach

24 Apr 17  News
Even as the global economy begins to strengthen, major risks remain for developing countries and the world’s poor. The World Bank Group retains an essential role in helping ensur...
WTO members review further proposals to ease global trade in services

WTO members review further proposals to ease global trade in services

24 Mar 17  News
WTO members discussed five new or enhanced proposals to advance services negotiations at meetings of the Working Party on Domestic Regulation and the Services Council on 14-17 Marc...
Women must play a bigger role in trade

Women must play a bigger role in trade

24 Mar 17  News
Women must have a more prominent role in trade, experts said at a meeting in New York organized by UNCTAD and the Governments of Finland and Sweden. The meeting, held on 17 March ...
Sustainable Development Goals critical for better future for all – deputy UN chief Amina Mohammed

Sustainable Development Goals critical for better future for all – deputy UN chief Amina Mohammed

01 Mar 17  News
Delivering her first address as the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed underlined that Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are essential for a safe and secure...

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