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Study tour materials


altThe sixth Virtual Institute study tour for Colombian member universities gathered 29 students and five lecturers from six Colombian universities(*) in Geneva November 17-21 for a one-week training programme on trade and development issues. 
During their stay, the students participated in 14 sessions covering development and industrial policies; foreign direct investment; science and technology; the world economy; and international trade negotiations. The presentations were delivered by experts from UNCTAD's divisions on Globalization and Development Strategies, Technology and Logistics, Investment and Enterprise, and Africa and the Least Developed Countries. In addition, the students had the opportunity to visit the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Monday, November 17
Tuesday, November 18
Wednesday, November 19
Thursday, November 20
Friday, November 21

Related documents:

Sumeria fact sheet