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07. – INTERNATIONAL TRADE

GENEVA / FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS

Secret negotiations of free trade agreements threaten and infringe on human rights, a United Nations Independent expert  says. OHCHR

17 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY

The World Health Organization (WHO) is urging Member States to sign the sign the Protocol to Eliminate the Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products as part of its campaign for World No Tobacco Day on 31 May. WHO

28 May 2015 | Read More »

IMF / LATIN AMERICA OUTLOOK 1

Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean is expected to decline for a fifth consecutive year—dipping below 1 percent in 2015—although there are clear differences along North-South lines, the IMF said in its latest regional forecast. IMF / RECENT (SPANISH VERSION)

29 Apr 2015 | Read More »

IMF / GFSR PRESSER

Global financial stability risks have risen since October 2014, and have rotated to parts of the financial system where they are harder to assess and harder to address, according to the International Monetary Fund's latest Global Financial Stability Report. IMF

15 Apr 2015 | Read More »

IMF / WEO PRESSER

Global growth prospects are uneven across major economies, says the IMF's latest World Economic Outlook (WEO). In advanced economies, growth is projected to strengthen in 2015 relative to 2014, but in emerging market and developing economies it is expected to be weaker. UNIFEED-UNTV

14 Apr 2015 | Read More »

IMF/ LAGARDE

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said policymakers should work together to pick up the pace of the recovery and create more growth now and in the future. IMF

10 Apr 2015 | Read More »

IMF / EGYPT

Following four years of political uncertainty and economic slowdown, Egypt has chosen a path of adjustment and reform which, if followed resolutely, will lead to economic stability and growth, the IMF said in its first comprehensive assessment of the North African nation's economy in five years. IMF / FILE

11 Feb 2015 | Read More »

IMF / SOUTH AFRICA

A new IMF report said South Africa can celebrate significant progress in its first 20 years of democracy, but faces the challenge of reviving a weak economy and addressing elevated vulnerabilities; adding in structural reforms are essential to boosting sustainable, inclusive growth and job creation. IMF / RECENT

11 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / BUSINESS HUMAN RIGHTS

At an international forum discussing Business and Human Rights in Geneva, Sudan-born mobile communications entrepreneur Mo Ibrahim, called on businesses not to shy away from the forum and to embrace their responsibilities. OHCHR

2 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GRENADA / AGRICULTURAL EXPORTS

A decade after Hurricane Ivan destroyed ninety per cent of the island and with funding from the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), an organization is working to restore agriculture's place in Granada's economy. To do this, they have to help farmers to access markets beyond their borders. IFAD

25 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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