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altThe fifth Virtual Institute study tour for Colombia gathered 33 students, accompanied by seven lecturers, from seven Colombian universities (*) in Geneva November 18-22 for a one-week training programme on trade in services.

In the past years, the tours have covered South-South cooperation and Non-Tariff Measures in addition to topics on trade and development. This year’s programme was designed together with UNCTAD's Trade Negotiations and Commercial Diplomacy Branch to feature trade in services a sector becoming increasingly important for developing countries.

“I learned that the joint work with government, private sector and other institutions is paramount in the process of defining an appropriate framework for services,” commented one of the participants.

 
 
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Thursday, November 21
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