Press release

March 23, 2019 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

New initiative aims at transforming economic lives of women in Least Developed Countries

Women and trade

TOKYO – 23 MARCH 2019 – Across the world’s 47 Least Developed Countries (LDCs), women continue to face constraints that limit their participation in trade.

March 11, 2019 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

New project aims at increased exports for Lao PDR’s businesses

Agriculture

LUANG PRABANG – 11 MARCH 2019 – Lao PDR’s Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC) and the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) have officially launched a new effort to increase the country’s exports and support investments in business development.

December 10, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

GTPA partners with the EIF Programme as part of Africa eCommerce Week

Ecommerce

The Global Trade Professionals Alliance (GTPA) is delighted to partner with the EIF Programme on a session focussed on building skills for the digital economy through education, interaction & advocacy as part of Africa e

August 14, 2018 - International Trade Centre (ITC)

Harnessing Zambia’s position in global trade

Trade facilitation

Zambia is acting to make trade faster and more efficient within and across its borders by partnering with the Enhanced Integrated Framework

June 15, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

Trade among Least Developed Countries set to be boosted following historic WTO collaboration

Aid for Trade

Least Developed Countries are set to benefit from an agreement that unites the work of the Commonwealth and the World Trade Organization (WTO) to boost commerce

June 14, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

Inclusive trade action for LDCs needed now, say LDC representatives

Aid for Trade

Their Call to Action affirms the role of trade as an engine for sustainable growth, reinforces the importance of the multilateral trading system and commits to inclusive trade policies

June 14, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

Call to Action: Global Forum on Inclusive Trade for LDCs

Aid for Trade

Call to Action - Global Forum on Inclusive Trade for LDCs from

June 06, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

EIF hosting forum on inclusive trade for Least Developed Countries

Aid for Trade

At the WTO from 13-14 June, the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) is convening its first Global Forum on Inclusive Trade for Least Developed Countries (LDCs), with representatives from more than 40 of the 51 LDCs and recent graduates coming together to act on trade

March 14, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

Lesotho opens horticultural market centre to boost business for farmers

Trade facilitation

(MASERU/GENEVA) March 9, 2018 – The Kingdom of Lesotho is continuing to invest in agro-processing for its farmers: A brand new horticultural market centre will allow them to better preserve their fruits and vegetables and receive prompt payments for their products.

March 13, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

WTO issues call for papers for 2018 Essay Award for Young Economists

Trade policy

The WTO has issued a call for young economists to submit papers for the 2018 WTO Essay Award. The award aims to promote high-quality research on trade policy and international trade co-operation and to reinforce the relationship between the WTO and the academic community.

March 01, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

Launch of news portal to raise awareness of trade development in Least Developed Countries

Aid for Trade

The world’s 47 poorest countries are home to 13% of the global population, but account for only 1% of global trade. With the launch of a new portal entitled Trade for Development News, the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) is angling to provide a voice for Least Developed Countries (LDCs) on their successes, challenges and ways forward in tackling a US$92.9 billion trade gap.

September 27, 2017 -

ITFC and EIF join forces in supporting the Least Developed Countries

Trade facilitation

GENEVA, 27 September 2017 — The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, and the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), a programme focused on supporting the Least Developed Countries' (LDCs) capacity to trade, sig

October 07, 2014 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

The EIF partnership welcomes Somalia as its 50th beneficiary country

Aid for Trade

GENEVA - The Federal Republic of Somalia has become the 50th country to join the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), the only Aid for Trade programme entirely dedicated to LDCs and recently graduated countries.

October 31, 2012 -

Norway contributes 19.5 million Kroner to build sustainable trade foundations in Least Developed Countries

Aid for Trade

Norway contributes 19.5 million Kroner to build sustainable trade foundations in Least Developed Countries 31 October 2012

September 30, 2010 -

Turkey gives US$1 million to help poorest countries trade out of poverty

Aid for Trade

Turkey gives US$1 million to help poorest countries trade out of poverty 30 September 2010