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The Commonwealth Secretariat, Trade Competitiveness Section in collaboration with the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), the Pakistan Institute of Trade and Development (PITAD), and the Government of Pakistan’s Ministry of Commerce, held a two-day training workshop on the Cost-Benefit Analysis of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) from 7-8 November 2022 in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Read news - Commonwealth trains officials in Pakistan on the Cost-Benefit Analysis of Free Trade Agreements
11 November 2022 to 11 November 2022
The Commonwealth Secretariat will host this roundtable workshop at Climate Law & Governance Day 2022 in collaboration with University of Cambridge Centre for Energy, Environment & Natural Resources and Governance (CEENRG) and the University of Waterloo School of Environment, Enterprise & Development (SEED).
At their annual meeting held today in Washington DC, Commonwealth Central Bank Governors came together to discuss strategies to best work together to tackle inflation at a time when the global economy is facing excessive inflationary pressures driven by geopolitical tensions, coupled with the disruption in supply chain.
Read news - Commonwealth Central Banks Governors explore effective strategies for tackling inflation 
The Commonwealth Secretariat has partnered with the Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group, and Cameroon’s Ministry of Trade to deliver the first of a series of digital boot camp training workshops to build the capacity of women-owned micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) across the west central African country.
Read news - Cameroonian women entrepreneurs trained to increase digital trade opportunities under new partnership
28 July 2022 to 28 July 2022
Organised by the Commonwealth Secretariat, Enhanced Integrated Framework and the World Economic Forum, the thematic focus of the session is on solutions to build capacity for developing countries to engage fully and effectively in digital trade. This aligns most closely with the Global Review’s themes of “connectivity and empowerment” and “future priorities”.