ITF 212 PROJECT UNCTAD. Barış Bostancı Çisem Kayar Derya Gökçeer Dilara Denci. UNCTAD. Established in 1964 I n Geneva in 1964 Deal with trade , investment and development. C oncerns of developing countries over the international market
• being a forum
• providing technicalassistance
Phase 1: The 1960s and 1970s
Phase 2: The 1980s
Phase 3: From the 1990s until today
The Division on Technology and Logistics (DTL) aims to enhance the economic development and competitiveness in developing countries - in particular Least Developed Countries - through efficient trade logistics services and transit transport systems; science, technology and innovation.
The Division achieves this through analytical work, intergovernmental policy dialogue and the implementation of technical cooperation, training and capacity building programmes.
hosts United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development and carries out ASYCUDA, UNCTAD´s largest technical cooperation programme.
Relationships with other agencies
UNCTAD and WTO have been joining forces to ensure a better functioning of the multilateral trading system. UNCTAD and WTO interact frequently, and the intergovernmental processes in both organizations are often attended by the same Government representatives.
Jointly sponsored by UNCTAD and WTO for operational, enterprise-oriented aspects of trade development, with an emphasis on trade promotion.
UNCTAD cooperates with these international entities on a project-by-project basis, be it in relation to research projects, joint workshops and seminars, or technical assistance. Since UNCTAD has no representatives in the field, the UNDP country offices are also used to support UNCTAD activities in various countries.
The CEB Inter-Agency Cluster on Trade and Productive Capacity is an interagency mechanism dedicated to the coordination of trade and development operations at the national and regional levels within the UN system.
Enhanced cooperation between the private and the public sector is essential to the effective integration of developing countries into the global economy
Seeking ways to involve civil society organizations, academia, trade unions, parliamentarians and business associations in its work.
Cooperation with civil society is mutually beneficial: it helps civil society actors, empowering and enhancing their advocacy role in support of sustainable development, while adding value to the work of UNCTAD and its member States in achieving tangible development outcomes.
TheUNCTAD EvaluationandMonitoringUnitcoordinatestheoversightactivitieswithintheorganizationthatservetobothensureandenhancethequalityandresonance of itsprogrammesandprojects.
Themainactivities of theunittocoverthismandateinclude:
Participatingandcontributingtointer-agencyinitiatives on evaluation,
Providingguidanceandassistancetoprogrammemanagers in usingresults-basedmanagementmethodologies
Throughitsprogramme on GlobalizationandDevelopmentStrategies, UNCTAD contributestotheinternationaldebate on globalizationandthemanagement of itsconsequencesfordevelopingcountries. Theprogrammepromotespolicies at thenational, regionalandinternationallevelthatareconducivetostableeconomicgrowthandsustainabledevelopment. Itregularlyexaminesthetrendsandprospects in theworldeconomy, undertakesstudies on therequirementsforsuccessfuldevelopmentstrategiesand on thedebtproblems of developingcountries.
Theoverallobjective of theprogramme is topromoteinclusiveandsustainabledevelopmentthroughinternationaltrade. Itoffersanalysisandadviceandseekstobuildconsensus, strengthencapacityandpromotepartnershipsfortradepolicy, tradenegotiations, trade in goodsandservices, competitionlawandconsumerprotection, andmanagingissuesarising at theintersection of trade, theenvironmentandclimatechange.