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 first semester, four courses will be provided at Palais des Nations - on 2 February, 4 March, 16 April, and 7 May 2021 respectively.
Due to the current situation of Covid-19, the short course on Tuesday 2 February 2021 will be held online. Please register as usual below and we will send you a link to join the online session through email.
- Tuesday 2 February 2021, 10 a.m. (Online) - UNCTAD’s Review of Maritime Transport 2020: Global trends and lessons learned from the Covid-19 pandemic
- Thursday 4 March 2021, 10 a.m. (Online) - Harnessing Blockchain for Sustainable Development: Prospects and Challenges
- Friday 16 April 2021, 10 a.m. (Room XXVI) - The UNCTAD Productive Capacities Index (PCI): A New Tool for Policy Formulation in Developing Countries
- Friday 7 May 2021, 10 a.m. (Room XXVI) - Services value-added in exports: policies for development