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Trade, Environment, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

UNCTAD'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.

The main areas of intervention include:

 

 

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21 July 2016UNCTAD14 sees 90 countries sign up to UN roadmap for elimination of harmful fishing subsidies
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13 July 2016Vietnam's BioTrade exporters want more transparent trade measures
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08 July 2016Viet Nam focuses on Access and Benefit Sharing under BioTrade through developing new regulations for sustainable use of biodiversity
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08 July 2016Laos government sees bright future for organic farming
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17 May 2016Trade, transport, tourism and oceans
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 Meetings and Events

 
Start DateTitleLocationCountry
22-23 Dec 2015First National Stakeholder Workshop. Ethiopia National Green Export ReviewAddis AbabaEthiopia
18 Jan 2016UNCTAD previews its upcoming 2G biofuels study in Germany – Fuels of the Future ConferenceBerlin MesseGermany
11 Feb 2016Access and Benefit Sharing Rules under the Nagoya Protocol and Intellectual Property Rights (Cusco)CuscoPeru
10 Dec 2015United Nations trade cluster partners discuss progress in strengthening linkages between sustainable agriculture and tourism in TanzaniaDar es SalaamUnited Republic of Tanzania
14-15 Mar 2016Shanghai-Dubai Dialogue on Creative DesignDubaiUnited Arab Emirates
02-05 May 2016Second Atelier National de l'Examen de l'Export Vert du MarocFès et RabatMorocco
10-12 May 2016Oceans Economy and Trade: Sustainable Fisheries, Transport and TourismGenevaSwitzerland
13 Apr 2016UNCTAD participates in Platts biofuels seminarGenevaSwitzerland
13 Jan 2016Side Event at CITES 66th Standing Committe. Traceability Systems for Ornamental PlantsGenevaSwitzerland
27-28 Jun 2016Addressing the intersection between the Nagoya Protocol, access and benefit sharing rules, and BioTradeHanoiViet Nam
23-24 Jun 2016Workshop on the identification of barriers to the trade of biodiversity based and BioTrade products from Viet NamHanoiViet Nam
28-30 Jun 2016Africa Carbon Forum 2016KigaliRwanda
28-30 Jun 2016African Carbon Forum 2016, supported by UNCTAD, shows African countries aligned in quest for climate-smart developmentKigaliRwanda
08-09 Feb 2016Access and Benefit Sharing Rules under the Nagoya Protocol and Intellectual Property Rights (Lima)LimaPeru
23-24 Feb 2016First National Stakeholder Workshop. Oman National Green Export ReviewMuscatOman
10-12 Feb 2016UNCTAD joins organic policy debates at BIOFACH 2016NurembergGermany
09 Dec 2015Climate Change and the Role of Markets and Trade: Leveraging Co-benefitsParisFrance
05 Feb 2016Políticas Industriales Sostenibles: Espacios de Políticas bajo Acuerdos Multilaterales de ComercioQuitoEcuador
04 Feb 2016Revisión de la Política de Exportación y Plan de Acción de Productos Verdes del Ecuador: Status de la implementaciónQuitoEcuador
15-16 Jun 20165th Lao Organic Agriculture Forum (LOAF 5)VientianeLao People’s Democratic Republic
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