The UNCTAD secretariat is pleased to announce another series of short courses in the first semester of 2015 on key international economic issues for delegates from permanent missions to the United Nations Office at Geneva and the World Trade Organization.
The aim of the courses is to give delegates from permanent missions an opportunity to become better acquainted with topical issues and developments in the international economic agenda as they are reflected in the work of UNCTAD. More detailed information on the content of individual courses may be found in the attached programme.
Three courses will be held at the Palais des Nations on Wednesday, 17 March 2015 (room XXVI), Thursday, 9 April 2015 (room XXVI) and Friday, 15 May 2015 (room XXVI).
For the first semester of 2014, the Knowledge Development Branch (KD Branch) has organised the following lectures for you: (1) Rethinking the Global Development Agenda: A 50-Year Perspective; (2) Information and Communications Technologies for Development: The Cloud Economy and Developing Countries; and (3) UNCTAD Programme on Non-tariff Measures in World Trade. The lectures for the second semester will be announced later this year