For the first semester of 2013, the Knowledge Sharing, Training Capacity Development Branch (KSTCD Branch) has organised the following lectures for you: (1) Global income and trade trends: Implications for export opportunities for developing countries; (2) Trade Logistics, Transport, Trade Facilitation and Customs automation: issues and UNCTAD's role; and (3) New Generation of Investment Policies for Sustainable Development. The lectures for the second semester will be announced later this year.