Development cooperation , 14.02.2014

INT/UNCTAD Trust Funds for Research and Technical Assistance


Helping developing countries to integrate better into the world economy and trade. The three pillars of UNCTAD's work are: 1) intergovernmental negotiations; 2) research, policy analysis and statistics; and 3) technical assistance. Finland is one of the most important countries providing voluntary contributions to UNCTAD. Finland has actively participated in the reform processes of UNCTAD during the last few years. President Tarja Halonen was co-chair of UNCTAD's Panel of Eminent Persons in 2012-2013. Finland supports financially the following areas of UNCTAD's work: investment and entrepreneurship, ICT and development, Virtual Institute and trade and gender, as well asa WTO accessions.

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Funding decision  14.02.2014

1 910 000 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Trade development
  • Gender equality

Field of activity

  • Trade policy and administrative management 60%
  • Multilateral trade negotiations 20%
  • Business support services and institutions 20%

Funding channel

YK:n kauppa- ja kehityskonferenssi



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