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Short courses for Permanent Missions in Geneva
Organized by the Division on Technology and Logistics, Knowledge Development Branch
Policy Capacity Building Section / P166 Courses
BETTER TRADE 4 THE SDGs: Using Trade as a Motor for Achieving the SDGs
Palais des Nations, Geneva (Room XXVI)
Friday, 12 April 2019 (10:00 to 13:00)

Based on findings drawn from UNCTAD field work, the course will address the following issues: how trade can directly contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals by developing countries; ways to synergize export opportunities with greener production, inclusive growth and sustainable development in the context of rural communities and microenterprise and small and medium enterprises; the market research, policy framework, institutional support and supply chain networking requires to improve the contribution of trade to the Sustainable Development Goals, particularly Goals 8, 12, and 15.

Course participants will learn about: green export opportunities and how they are identified; sustainability standards and their record in bringing gains from trade to rural communities and microenterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises; how to help rural communities to safeguard their biodiversity and receive the economic and social benefits of green production and exports.

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Delivered by the Division on International Trade and Commodities

From 10 am to 1pm

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