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Trade Policy and Gender Equality

5 April 2024

Trade policies create both 'winners' and 'losers', as some actors stand to benefit and others are left behind. More often than not, it has been women who have borne the negative impacts of international trade policy and it is thus impe ...

Gender Equality Provisions in Trade and Investment Agreements: Are They Widening the Negotiation Capacity Gap?

5 April 2024

negotiation capacity gap with the help of empirical research, and how ...

Joint Statement Initiatives: A Legitimate End to ‘Until Everything is Agreed’?

5 April 2024

At World Trade Organization (WTO), nothing is agreed until everything is agreed and until everyone agrees at the negotiating tables, and that ‘magic’ moment has been difficult to arrive at. Some WTO Members have argued that if all Members cannot move ahea ...

Finding Feet on Trade Agreements: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs Amidst a Pandemic

5 April 2024

The Covid-19 pandemic has deepened the existing gender inequalities. In particular, it has dealt a significant blow to women entrepreneurs, as it has magnified the pre-pandemic disadvantages women have faced in the economic, social, financial and regulato ...

An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of COVID-19 on Trade: Evidence from a Small Island African Economy

24 January 2024

This study investigates the potential impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the related containment measures on the trade system of Mauritius for the period January 2010 to June 2021. As the pandemic spread across the globe due to high interconnectedness a ...

Disciplining CBDCs: Achieving the Balance between Privacy Protection and Central Bank Independence

9 December 2023

Central bank digital currency (“CBDC”) is a crucial FinTech development that aspires to overhaul the current payment system. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, CBDCs' promises to reduce personal contact, facilitate socially desirable use of money, ...

Gender Mainstreaming in Preferential Trade Agreements: An examination of the Evolution of gender Dynamics in International Trade

13 November 2023

Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs) have evolved from being primarily concerned with trade issues to addressing non-trade issues. Apart from focusing on issues like trade in goods, services, and intellectual property-related issues, modern PTAs, especial ...

Le systeme agricole et agroalimentaire tunisien face aux crises: Focus sur la chaîne de valeur cerealiere

31 October 2023

Ce rapport est la contribution de l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) dans le cadre du projet TCP/TUN/3801 «Réponses aux conséquences de la crise de la covid‑19 sur les chaînes de valeur alimentaires et la sécu ...

Développement d'une plateforme d'information sur l'exportation des produits agricoles en Tunisie

31 October 2023

Author(s): Houssem Eddine Chebbi Yes Tunisia Plateforme d'exportation pour les produits agricoles_Chebbi_2022.pdf Author(s): Houssem Eddine Chebbi Download 25 December 2022 Trade topics: Agricultural Trade, Food security, ...

How to Improve Food Security in Tunisia: Step up Mutual Trade and Investment Links with the EU

31 October 2023

Economic, financial, and social ties are strong between the European Union and its neighborhood. More resilient societies in the EU’s neighborhood would mean that they are liable to suffer less damage from regional conflicts and global crises – and this i ...