Short Courses for Geneva-based Diplomats - 2021 series
The UNCTAD secretariat is pleased to announce another series of short courses in 2021 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 below.
In the second semester, four courses were provided at Palais des Nations - on 14 September, 14 October, 8 November, and 16 November 2021 respectively.
The second semester in 2021 is scheduled as:
- Tuesday 14 September 2021, 10 a.m. (Room XVII) - Export regulations: Challenges and opportunities: How non-tariff measures impact our daily lives
- Thursday 14 October 2021, 10 a.m. (Room XXIV) - Cross-border data flows and development: For whom the data flow
- Monday 8 November 2021, 10 a.m. (Room XXVI) - Frontier Technologies: Addressing widening inequalities and Implementing STI policies for leaving no one behind
- Tuesday 16 November 2021, 10 a.m. (Room XXVI) - LDCs’ structural transformation in times of COVID: from boom-and-bust cycles to creative destruction