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Women in informal cross-border trade in Kenya: A small-scale trader’s guide to trade rules and procedures
The guide is addressed to informal and small-scale cross border traders from Kenya. It presents key and up-to-date information on existing trade procedures and simplified schemes, documentation requirements, rules of origin, taxes, tariffs while providing an overview of trader’s rights and obligations and the benefits of formalization.
Women in informal cross-border trade in the United Republic of Tanzania: A small-scale trader’s guide to trade rules and procedures
The guide is addressed to informal and small-scale cross border traders from Tanzania. It presents key and up-to-date information on existing trade procedures and simplified schemes, documentation requirements, rules of origin, taxes, tariffs while providing an overview of trader’s rights and obligations and the benefits of formalization.
Global Policy Dialogue (GPD): "Post COVID-19 Resurgence of MSMEs and Competition Policy." 1-3 Dec 2021 [09h00 Santiago, 13h00 Geneva, 14h00 Beirut, 19h00 Bangkok]
ECLAC, ESCAP, ESCWA, UNCTAD
Following the organisation of 5 regional dialogues across the world during the first part of 2021, UNCTAD and the UN Regional Economic Commissions (ECLAC, ESCAP, ESCWA) will bring together representatives and officials of government MSME bodies, as well as competition agency representatives from across the world to discuss how competition policy could support MSMEs post Covid-19.
Workshops on cross-border trade and entrepreneurship targeting women in small-scale and informal trade
Under Phase II of the Global Initiative towards post-Covid-19 resurgence of the MSME sector, UNCTAD Trade, Gender and Development Programme delivered four training workshops in Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia.
The Farming as a Business training (FaaB) is centered around the idea that when farming is approached as a business, farmers will have a greater opportunity of increasing their profits, household income, and improving their livelihoods.
ETWs are Empretec’s core product, aiming to foster the motivation and self-confidence of participants who have chosen to start or expand their businesses. It is based on a behavioural approach, designed to develop personal entrepreneurial potential.
The course is designed for supporting policymakers and practitioners to understand the benefits of promoting entrepreneurship and its impact on sustainable development
Guidance on core indicators for entity reporting on contribution towards implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (GCI)
The objective of this Guidance is to provide practical information on how core indicators could be measured in a consistent manner and in alignment with countries' needs on monitoring the attainment of the SDG agenda.
Regional capacity building events to raise awareness of the role of competition related policies for access to markets in post COVID-19 resurgence of MSMEs
ECLAC, ESCAP, ESCWA, UNCTAD, UNECA, UNECE
The Competition and Consumer Protection Policies Branch at UNCTAD in collaboration with the United Nations Regional Economic Commissions, has issued guidance to member States on re-activating their economies.