April 2014

At high-level forum, UN officials urge steps to ensure financing of sustainable development

Island Business, 14 April, 2014
Even with a slow recovery from the economic and financial crisis under way, …, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson warned a high-level gathering of global finance institutions today, urging measures to channel financial investment .

Modest trade growth anticipated for 2014 and 2015

WTO News, 14 April, 2014
World trade is expected to grow by a modest 4.7% in 2014 and at a slightly faster rate of 5.3% in 2015 WTO economists said.

New regional organizations launched to promote South-South cooperation

Global Times, 14 April, 2014
The South-South Steering Committee for Sustainable Development (SS-SCSD) launched two Asia-Pacific regional organizations on Sunday in fresh move to mobilize adequate resources for enhancing South-South and triangular cooperation.