Event Coverage

December 13, 2018 - Michelle Kovacevic

Speaking from the heart: Empowering women to share business ideas

Women and Trade

EIF has been working with hundreds of entrepreneurs for the past few years, to help them build and implement strategies for brand promotion, participate in regional and international trade fairs, improve in processing capabilities and value addition as well as provide support to cooperatives

October 29, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

High-level panel calls for integration of fragile states into the global economy

Aid for Trade

A high-level panel at this year’s Public Forum examined the link between peace and trade, focusing on the opportunities and challenges that conflict-affected states face in developing their capacities to trade

October 26, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

In Zambia, enhancing women’s economic horizons

Women and Trade

Launch of country’s SheTrades initiative to focus on agriculture and textile industries

September 21, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

EIF @ WTO Public Forum 2018

Aid for Trade

The EIF will be participating in a variety of activities at the WTO Public Forum, 2-4 October

August 10, 2018 - Lisa Cornish

Using trade as a tool for development

Aid for Trade

Improving economic opportunities and prospects for the world’s least developed countries remains a key global challenge

August 08, 2018 - Justine Namara, Deanna Ramsay

Making ecommerce connections in the Pacific

Ecommerce

Geographical barriers, including isolation from main markets, have resulted in issues for Vanuatu to access international networks and grow its businesses

July 31, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

Outcome statement: The Global Forum on Inclusive Trade for LDCs

Aid for Trade

The Forum, which was held from 13 to 14 June 2018 at the World Trade Organization (WTO), fostered practical solutions, offered results-oriented theoretical discussions, presented on-the-ground successes, and supported an innovative call to ramp up actions on inclusive trade for LDCs

July 26, 2018 - UNCTAD

Solomon Islands and Vanuatu gear up for e-commerce

Ecommerce

Consumers and businesses in two remote Pacific island nations can look forward to a better connected and more prosperous future, according to assessments made by UNCTAD of their readiness to benefit from electronic commerce

July 19, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

Infographic: Vanuatu eTrade Readiness Assessment

Ecommerce

The Government has shown a strong interest in adopting economic and social policies that can facilitate the development of the Internet economy, of which e-commerce is one segment. Unlocking its potential will also reduce distance to markets, reduce “sealockedness” and enable Vanuatu to leapfrog certain barriers associated with physical trade

July 05, 2018 - Michelle Kovacevic, Violeta Gonzalez

World’s poorest nations take lead on trade

Aid for Trade

For the first time, an alliance of African countries have called for targeted action to strengthen the trade capacity of the world’s poorest countries and enhance their position in global and regional markets