Outcome statement: The Global Forum on Inclusive Trade for LDCsAid for Trade
The Forum, which was held from 13 to 14 June 2018 at the World Trade Organization (WTO), fostered practical solutions, offered results-oriented theoretical discussions, presented on-the-ground successes, and supported an innovative call to ramp up actions on inclusive trade for LDCs
Solomon Islands and Vanuatu gear up for e-commerceEcommerce
Consumers and businesses in two remote Pacific island nations can look forward to a better connected and more prosperous future, according to assessments made by UNCTAD of their readiness to benefit from electronic commerce
Infographic: Vanuatu eTrade Readiness AssessmentEcommerce
The Government has shown a strong interest in adopting economic and social policies that can facilitate the development of the Internet economy, of which e-commerce is one segment. Unlocking its potential will also reduce distance to markets, reduce “sealockedness” and enable Vanuatu to leapfrog certain barriers associated with physical trade
World’s poorest nations take lead on tradeAid for Trade
For the first time, an alliance of African countries have called for targeted action to strengthen the trade capacity of the world’s poorest countries and enhance their position in global and regional markets
OECD event parses unleashing the potential of women and youthWomen and Trade
On 5 April the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) opened its doors to welcome over 500 participants, including government officials, private sector, civil society and academia, to brainstorm on what needs to be done to empower 4.6 billion women and youth worldwide.
Taking action for digital business in Least Developed CountriesEcommerce
Week of discussions fleshes out research results and next steps for electronic trade in the world's poorest countries
Shifting nature of trade talks could make a mark on developing countriesTrade Policy
In scales and makeup of trade negotiations, for Least Developed Countries (LDCs) there is more than meets the eye
Taking female-led businesses from local to globalWomen and Trade
International Women's Day discussion highlights the need for entrepreneurship and markets, and what comes next The flashing images show women from across the world at work – in fields and offices, on boats and streets, at home and abroad.