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UNCTAD

Official account of the @UN’s trade and development body. We work to ensure everyone benefits from the global economy. #ProsperityForAll

Geneva, Switzerland

Joined on 24 November, 2009

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Replying to @PAkiwumi: Today we are hosting a webinar on "Tackling illicit financial flows for sustainable development in Africa".

Africa needs ade…

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Replying to @Isabelle_Durant: #RecoverBetter policies must be gender sensitive : Women have less access to social protection & credit, have precario…

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What's in our forthcoming report on least developed countries?...

▶ Exploration of #COVID19 impacts
#LDCs economic performance analysis
▶ A call to build #ProductiveCapacities
▶ The role of digital transformation
...and more.

Get the #LDCReport 2020, out on 3 December.

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Today we are hosting a webinar on "Tackling illicit financial flows for sustainable development in Africa".

Africa needs adequate financial resources to implement the #SDGs and tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and its challenges head on. For more info see: ➡️

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#RecoverBetter policies must be gender sensitive : Women have less access to social protection & credit, have precarious jobs in informal sector & work in services hit hard, suffer more domestic violence during crisis. #SidebySide

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Replying to @UN_News_Centre: Israel’s military operations and prolonged closure of #Gaza, has caused economic damage of $16.7 billion between 2007-1…

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Israel’s military operations and prolonged closure of #Gaza, has caused economic damage of $16.7 billion between 2007-18, @UNCTAD said in a report published on Wednesday.

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Replying to @GDPC_BU: 🌐 Update: our #IMFCOVID19Index created with @UNCTAD has the latest data as of Nov. 2020. Learn more about @IMFNews #Covid19 re…

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Replying to @UNCTADTrade: One way to boost trade is to make easier to trade.

Reporting issues and removing barriers can boost intra-African trade…

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🌐 Update: our #IMFCOVID19Index created with @UNCTAD has the latest data as of Nov. 2020. Learn more about @IMFNews #Covid19 response programs:

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#EmpretecWBA: Hadija Jabiry started exporting the best of Tanzania's fresh produce to Europe in her 20s.

Her work taking Eat Fresh to tables around the world makes her a hot contender for our #WomenInBusiness Awards.

Tune in to find out who wins, 10 Dec:

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Quoted @PAkiwumi

What's in our forthcoming report on least developed countries?
▶ Exploration of #COVID19 impacts
#LDCs economic performance analysis
▶ Calls to build #ProductiveCapacities
▶ Digital transformation
and more.

Get the #LDCReport 2020, out 3 December.

Here's a sneak peek into what's in our #LDCReport 2020, out next week. ↘

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One way to boost trade is to make easier to trade.

Reporting issues and removing barriers can boost intra-African trade using the ▶️ ◀️tool

@af_cta @ECA_OFFICIAL @UNCTAD @AfricanUnionUN

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Replying to @oceanpanel: From Dec 3: #OceanPanel countries will host national launch events following the launch of the new #OceanAction agenda for…

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#EmpretecWBA: Julian Omalla or 'Mama Cheers' is CEO of Uganda's favourite juice maker, Delight Ltd.

She employs over 1000 people and exports to the likes of Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Sudan.

She's a finalist too in our #WomenInBusiness Awards.

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Replying to @TC_Africa: The Democratic Republic of Congo is the major source of some of the minerals used to manufacture components in household app…

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The Democratic Republic of Congo is the major source of some of the minerals used to manufacture components in household appliances, mobile phones, electric vehicles and jewellery.

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Replying to @NLinGeneva: Foreign investments are crucial for the economic recovery of #COVID19.

Today Director Caroline Kollau @DutchMFA presents @…

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Foreign investments are crucial for the economic recovery of #COVID19.

Today Director Caroline Kollau @DutchMFA presents @UNCTAD's #IIA Conference how the #Netherlands aims to reform its international investment agreements and to reach the goal to #BuildBackBetter #NLtrade4good

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The 8th edition of UNCTAD’s port management series spotlights the top work done by @TrainForTrade graduates from Ghana, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria + the Philippines.

Find out how ports in Africa & Asia are tackling common challenges guided by @UNCTAD.

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Replying to @UN_News_Centre: Military action and prolonged closure has cause around $16.7bn worth of economic damage to Gaza, a new @UN trade & deve…

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Military action and prolonged closure has cause around $16.7bn worth of economic damage to Gaza, a new @UN trade & development agency report says.

Full story on the costs of the Israel-Palestine conflict on people of Gaza from @UNCTAD report:

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Prolonged closure and military operations have left #Gaza’s regional economy on the verge of collapse.

The occupation cost Gaza $16.7 billion in the past decade, @UNCTAD estimates in its latest report to the @UN General Assembly.

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Replying to @ITCnews: @DrMukhisaKituyi, Secretary-General of @UNCTAD congratulates ITC on its work delivered in 2019 at #JAG2020.

Thank you @UNCTAD…

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@DrMukhisaKituyi, Secretary-General of @UNCTAD congratulates ITC on its work delivered in 2019 at #JAG2020.

Thank you @UNCTAD for the positive engagement in translating trade policy improvements into net gains for small businesses in developing countries!

#TradeImpactForGood

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#EmpretecWBA: Meet finalist, Ecuador's Ana Maria Villavicencio, who runs agro-ecological, sustainable farm Finca Don Antonio.

It specializes in harvesting products +visitor experiences such as horseback riding and food tastings.

Join the award ceremony:

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From Dec 3: #OceanPanel countries will host national launch events following the launch of the new #OceanAction agenda for a #SustainableOceanEconomy. From Fiji to Mexico, you can join an event near you or on the other side of the world.

Tune in here:

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Replying to @DrMukhisaKituyi: .@UNCTAD continuing positive engagement with @ITC in translating trade policy improvements into net gains for #MSMEs i…

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Find out how @UNCTAD helped #Benin become the world’s fastest place to start a business via a mobile phone.

Read @IanEconomist's latest opinion piece on how the west African nation is breaking barriers to doing business.

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.@UNCTAD continuing positive engagement with @ITC in translating trade policy improvements into net gains for #MSMEs in developing countries is even more needed in the wake of #COVID19 . My msg to #JAG2020
#TradeImpactForGood

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Replying to @DHLGlobal: How is the pandemic affecting the #shipping industry? Read
@UNCTAD's latest report. https://t.co/OM…

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How is the pandemic affecting the #shipping industry? Read
@UNCTAD's latest report.

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