Trade, Environment, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

T07.pngUNCTAD's work on harnessing international trade in promoting sustained growth and inclusive development includes as a key aspect, support to developing countries in taking advantages of emerging opportunities for trade associated with the protection, promotion and preservation of the environment and sustainable development objectives generally, while minimizing potential adverse impacts. This work is carried out by the Trade, Environment, Climate Change and Sustainable Development Branch of DITC.

Through research and analysis, intergovernmental deliberations and consensus building, and technical assistance, as well as partnerships and networks with an array of stakeholders, the Branch works to strengthen the capacity of developing countries to formulate and implement mutually supportive trade, environment and sustainable development objectives; integrate sustainable development and poverty reduction objectives in development strategies at all levels, including the need to address climate change implications inter alia by promoting climate-friendly trade and production strategies including in green sectors; and support the effective participation of developing countries in international deliberations on trade and environment.

 

 Meetings and Events

 
Start DateTitleLocationCountry
03-04 Nov 2016Premier Atelier de l'Examen national de l'export vert de MadagascarAntananarivoMadagascar
12 Nov 2016COP 22 Side Event on Implementing the Paris Agreement: United Nations Agencies' Dialogue on Impacts of Mitigation Measures and Linkages with TradeMarrakeshMorocco
14 Nov 2016COP 22 Side Event on National Green Economy Reviews, in cooperation with Islamic Development BankMarrakeshMorocco
16 Nov 2016UNCTAD helps countries launch cooperation mechanism at COP22 to develop advanced bioenergy and biomaterials marketsMarrakechMorocco
26-27 Nov 2016UNCTAD attends New Economy: Cultural and Creative City, and Innovation-Driven Society ForumChengduChina
03 Dec 2016IV BioTrade CongressCancunMexico
05 Dec 2016Oceans Economy and Ecosystem services: sustainable fisheries and coastal tourism. Side event to the CBD COP 13CancunMexico
05 Dec 2016Online launch of the Trade and Environment Review 2016: Fish TradeOn line
06-07 Dec 2016First National Stakeholder Workshop: National Green Export Review for LebanonBeirutLebanon
12 Dec 2016International Report Briefing - Circular Economy in India: Rethinking Growth for Long Term ProsperityGenevaSwitzerland
16 Jan 2017Briefing on the United Nations high-level oceans conference 2017: The trade and development perspectiveGenevaSwitzerland
19 Jan 2017BioFuture members meetingAbu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates
15 Feb 2017National Stakeholder Workshop from the coconut, cocoa and sandalwood sectorsPort VilaVanuatu
17 Feb 2017UNCTAD presents updates of its projects in Laos and Tanzania during Biofach 2017NurnbergGermany
07-08 Mar 2017Atelier d’appui à la mise en œuvre des recommandations de l’Examen National de l'Export Vert (ENEV) du MarocRabatMorocco
20 Mar 2017Briefing on the fisheries regulatory framework at the multilateral levelGenevaSwitzerland
21-22 Mar 2017Oceans Forum on trade-related aspects of Sustainable Development Goal 14GenevaSwitzerland
18 Apr 2017National stakeholders in Ethiopia propose actions to improve environmental performance and strengthen export capacity of national sesame and leather producersAddis AbabaEthiopia
25-26 Apr 2017Healthy Oceans – Healthy Coasts. International Leadership Conference towards achieving SDG 14: Current challenges and opportunities in ocean and coastal sustainable developmentHong KongChina, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
01-02 Jun 2017Opportunities for enhancing markets for organic products via tourism sectors to be explored at the East African Organic Policy ForumArushaUnited Republic of Tanzania
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 Publications

 
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 News

 
Ellen-MacArthur Foundation
05 December 2016Circular economy principles could help India realise $624bn
Goal 14
05 December 2016End fishing subsidies to protect millions of jobs in developing countries
BioTrade
03 December 2016BioTrade is growing exponentially, generating jobs and protecting biodiversity
Islamic Development Bank
15 November 2016Islamic Development Bank to support National Green Export Review project in Senegal
COP 22
12 November 2016COP22: Geneva-based agencies highlight important role of trade in addressing climate change
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