Announcement: Closure of ICTSD
ICTSD, November 22, 2018
It is with sadness that we must announce that due to
an untenable financial situation ICTSD will cease operations in its
current form as of 30 November 2018.
Billions more people must benefit from trade
gains, experts say
UNCTAD, November 20, 2018
While some countries and socio-economic groups have
reaped the gains from trade in a globalized world, billions of others,
including women, have been marginalized or excluded, experts told a
meeting of UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Commission in Geneva,
Switzerland, on 12–16 November.
Can US cities help the world achieve the
Sustainable Development Goals?
Brookings, November 29, 2018
Cities worldwide and in the U.S. are taking on the
SDGs themselves, viewing the goals as a planning tool for
prioritizing, measuring, and mobilizing social, economic, and
environmental progress. On November 29 at Brookings, leaders and
experts from these three cities will explore the local value
proposition of the SDGs to U.S. cities.
BRICS leaders for transparent,
non-discriminatory and inclusive international trade
Financial Express, November 30, 2018
India and four other BRICS nations on Friday called
for rules-based multilateral trading system, as embodied in the WTO,
to ensure transparent, non-discriminatory, open and inclusive
international trade, amidst growing protectionism.