A partnership with academia

Building knowledge for trade and development

Online courses

In order to reach a wider range of persons interested in training on trade and development issues at a lower cost, the Vi started to offer online courses in 2012. 

Currently, the Vi offers courses on trade and poverty, non-tariff measures classification and data collection, and trade and gender.
The courses consist of multimedia lectures featuring international experts experts and supporting materials, such as readers and selected literature. Each course  also includes an online forum, as well as quizzes and exercises.
Participants benefit from tutoring by  UNCTAD experts. Those successfully completing the courses receive a certificate of completion and access to follow-up opportunities.
The number of participants selected to attend each specific edition of the course is limited in order to ensure appropriate support throughout the course. 
More information about the courses is available below.