WTO Conference: Chair Gavels Decisions, Maps Out Future

The WTO‟s eighth ministerial conference came to a close on Saturday evening, after three days of high-level meetings that saw the accession of Russia, Samoa, and Montenegro, along with the clinching of a 42-country deal that would liberalise billions of […]

Australia helps poorest countries grow through trade

  Australia will provide additional assistance to help the world’s poorest countries benefit from global trade. The $16 million package of initiatives will help least developed countries to modernise customs procedures, improve infrastructure, and increase producers’ competitiveness. Foreign Minister Kevin […]

Zambia advised to take advantage of $200m provided for least developed countries

  Turkey has asked Zambia to take advantage of the 200 million US Dollars provided for in its 2012 budget, for tourism development in least developed countries.   Turkish Ambassador to Zambia Ahmet Arda says his country is ready to […]

The Global Significance of SIDS Biodiversity and the Importance of Community-Based Partnerships

On 10 November, 2011, UN-OHRLLS convened a Special Event titled: The Global Significance of SIDS Biodiversity and the Importance of Community-based Partnerships; at UN Headquarters in New York. The event was chaired by the High Representative for LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS, […]

SIDS Tourism, Biodiversity and Culture Nexus in Context of the Green Economy

  On 27 October, 2011, UN-OHRLLS convened a Special Event titled: The SIDS Tourism, Biodiversity and Culture Nexus in the Context of the Green Economy at UN Headquarters in New York.    The event was chaired by the High Representative […]