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Building knowledge for trade and development

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        Areas of cooperation for 2005-2006 - Vi work programme (English)
        Outline by Virtual Institute, 2005
        Categories: Vi Meetings

        A short overview of the areas of cooperation for the network over the coming year. Focusing on teaching materials, research, using the website, exchanging resources and providing support and advice, this short proposal outlines - why, what and how we propose to do these things.

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        List of issues for teaching materials (English)
        Outline by Virtual Institute, UNCTAD, 2005
        Categories: Vi Meetings

        The first draft of the list from the Vi members of subjects of interest to develop joint teaching materials/research.

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        Programme of the First Virtual Institute Meeting 2005 (English)
        Outline by Virtual Institute, 2005, 3 pages
        Categories: Vi Meetings

        A detailed programme of the meeting, including titles and timing for individual sessions, titles of presentations/speeches and names of speakers.

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        Report of the First Virtual Institute Meeting 2005 (English)
        Report by Virtual Institute, 2005
        Categories: Vi Meetings

        An account of the objectives of the meeting and the activities that members undertook during the meeting (networking, knowledge building and action planning). Shows how Vi member universities moved ahead in their understanding of the role of the network, getting to know one another and committing themselves to working together in areas of common interest in the coming year. Contains a number of examples of teaching and research activities in member universities, including the challenges faced in their implementation, and information about topical areas of trade research.

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        The role of in economic research and policy analysis for development: how can UNCTAD work with universities? (English)
        Summary by Vi staff, 2005
        Categories: Vi Meetings

        Background notes from Mr Carlos Fortin's, OIC UNCTAD, keynote presentation to the first meeting of the Vi.

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        Trade alone is not enough (English)
        Note by UNCTAD, 2004
        Categories: Trade and Poverty, Vi Meetings

        An information note from UNCTAD about the Least Developed Countries Report 2004 and its focus on poverty reduction. This note provides additional background to the presentation and paper of Charles Gore at the VI member meeting July 2004.

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        Vi meeting 2006 - Participant list (English)
        by Vi staff, 2006
        Categories: Vi Meetings

        List of participants with institutional affiliations and detailed coordinates (postal address, phone, fax, e-mail).

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