Multi-year meeting to examine commodities issues 19 Mar -
Helping poor countries to capitalize on exports of basic farm goods and raw materials is the focus of UNCTAD's Multi-year Expert Meeting on Commodities and Development being held on 20-21 March 2013.
UNCTAD hosts first Global Corporate Social Responsibility Retreat 17 Mar -
UNCTAD hosted its first Global CSR Retreat on 12-14 March, bringing together 27 corporate social responsibility (CSR) professionals from 18 countries for a three-day peer-to-peer learning event. Participants shared best practices on sustainable business with their peers from developed and developing economies.
UNCTAD in joint work on traceability system for snake skins 12 Mar -
UNCTAD and the secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) have held a roundtable meeting, with relevant experts, to prepare a platform for an international traceability system for snake skins.
Latest UNCTAD Investment Policy Monitor released 12 Mar -
A surge in new restrictions and regulations in national investment policy was observed in the four months to February 2013. At the international level, the trend to negotiate regional investment agreements gathered pace.
First university from an Asian LDC joins Vi network 07 Mar -
Bangladesh's Jagannath University (JNU) has become the 73rd university member of the Virtual Institute (Vi), joining Vi think tanks the Bangladesh Enterprise Institute and the Centre for Policy Dialogue to become the third institution to represent the country in UNCTAD's programme for academic cooperation.