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The UNCTAD Toolbox

Technical cooperation tools that deliver results for the SDGs and their means of implementation

The UNCTAD Toolbox contains information on UNCTAD technical cooperation products that can assist countries in putting in place the policies, regulations and institutional frameworks and in mobilizing the resources needed to fulfil the ambitions of the post-2015 development agenda.

Below are the products currently in the UNCTAD Toolbox grouped into the four main areas of action:
Transforming economies, improving competitiveness

  • Investment Policy Reviews
  • Services Policy Reviews
  • Trade Policy Framework Reviews
  • Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Reviews
  • E-commerce and Law Reform Programme
  • Investment Guides
  • Non-tariff Measures
  • National Green Export Reviews
  • Accession to the World Trade Organization

Fostering economic efficiency, improving governance​

  • Voluntary Peer Reviews on Competition Law and Policy
  • eRegulations and eRegistrations Systems
  • Trade Facilitation Programme
  • ASYCUDA – Automated System for Customs Data
  • The UNCTAD Statistics Programme
  • Corporate Social Responsibility – the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative
  • Corporate Accounting and Reporting

Tackling vulnerabilities, building resilience

  • Support to Graduation from Least Developed Country Status
  • DMFAS – Debt Management and Financial Analysis System
  • Assistance to the Palestinian People
  • Enhanced Integrated Framework
  • Rules of Origin and Market Access for Least Developed Countries
  • Pan-African Cotton Road Map
  • The BioTrade Initiative

Empowering people, investing in their future

  • Trade, Gender and Development Programme
  • International Investment Agreements
  • Empretec and Business Linkages
  • The Virtual Institute
  • Course on Key Issues on the International Economic Agenda – Paragraph 166
  • Train for Trade port training programme
Technical Cooperation Service, UNCTAD
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08. decent work and economic growth

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

09. industry, innovation and infrastructure

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

10. reduced inequalities

Reduce inequality within and among countries

17. partnerships for the goals

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

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