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  • The post-2015 development agenda

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    Issue 03/2014

    Foreword

    Beneficiaries of the ITC Women and Trade textiles and garments project attended a capacity building workshop at Parsons The New School for Design in New York.

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  • 17.09.2014

    Resources on trade and export development for exporters, trade support institutions and policymakers

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    16.09.2014

    Team Africa’ is working hard to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015. Its ability to do so depends on muscling up a number of critical sectors, primarily in agriculture, health services, transport and logistics, but also in energy...

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    16.09.2014

    Thanks to Pashmina, things are getting better. Now we are getting food to eat and our children are also going to school. Of course, we are faced with a number of problems. While raising Chyangra they get infected with disease, for which we need medicines....

    16.09.2014

    Alors que chaque année est importante quand il s’agit de la croissance et du développement d’une organisation, l’année 2014 revêt une importance particulière pour l’ITC: elle marque son 50ème anniversaire, qui a été célébré à Genève pendant la semaine du 10 juin...

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    16.09.2014

    Dans le but de mettre en lumière les textiles, la mode et les objets de décoration d’intérieur de la Côte d’Ivoire, l’ITC et les producteurs de mode ivoiriens ont installé à la fin juin une boutique éphémère à Paris

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    16.09.2014

    Nadia Dajani is a Jordanian designer whose eponymous business produces more than jewellery. When women approach her asking for money, the former architect offers them work instead. ‘I prefer to have them gain regular income and not just hand-outs,...

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    16.09.2014

    UN open working group charged with developing a proposed set of global sustainable development goals (SDGs) wrapped up 18 months of discussion in mid-July, endorsing 17 suggested goals and 169 targets to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs),...

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    15.09.2014

    L’adoption de la Déclaration du Millénaire des Nations Unies en 2000 a marqué un tournant dans le développement international. Depuis lors, les OMD ont permis de mobiliser le soutien international en faveur du développement humain dans une série de domaines clés...

    15.09.2014

    To achieve sustainable development there is a significant need for new ideas, products and technologies in each and every country in the world. This is why trade and transport are critical for sustainable development. If a new energy efficient water...

    thumbnails supplementing development goals to boost economic growth
    15.09.2014

    The UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been significant for their striking successes as well as their failures. Since 2000, when they were agreed, there has been a reduction in the total number of people living in extreme poverty and a decline...

    thumbmails irrigation, expertise helps new livelihoods sprout in Kenya
    15.09.2014

    John Ndegwa du conté de Kiambu, au centre du Kenya, gagne sa vie en vendant des bouteilles d’eau. Il cherche maintenant à utiliser l’eau pour faire pousser un autre type d’affaire...

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    15.09.2014

    Depuis l’élaboration des objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement en 2000, on a mieux compris le rôle clé du secteur privé dans le développement économique, social et environnemental....

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    15.09.2014

     Spanning the globe in countries ranging from Ethiopia and Mongolia to Papua New Guinea to Peru, beneficiaries of the ITC Women and Trade textiles and garments project attended a capacity building workshop at Parsons The New School for Design in New...

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    15.09.2014

    We believe that the central challenge we face today is to ensure that glo balization becomes a positive force for all the world’s people.’ These were the words of heads of state enshrined in the Mil lennium Declaration, unanimously adopted at the...

    15.09.2014

    The recent and striking success of Asia-Pacific countries in boosting growth and reducing poverty is testament to the importance of trade as a driver of growth. Rapid integration of Asia and the Pacific with the global economy through trade, investment...

    15.09.2014

    Upcoming ITC events15-17 September ITC, in cooperation with the Rwanda development Board, hosts the World Export Development Forum (WEDF) and Women Vendors Exhibition and Forum (WVEF), Kigali,Rwanda4-5 November ITC, in cooperation with Dubai Export,...

    Briefs
    01.06.2014

    US to extend long-standing trade deal with AfricaThe United States of America invited the leaders of nearly 50 African nations for the first US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, DC, in August. The event was meant to reinforce economic ties and...