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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.

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27 August 2014Oceans economy and sustainable transport systems at the heart of Third SIDS Conference in Samoa
03 August 2014Organic agriculture takes centre stage at UNCTAD-backed event in Lao People's Democratic Republic
09 June 2014Ecuador becomes first country to undergo innovative UNCTAD programme to assess ‘green export’ potential
31 March 2014Green economy meeting to examine trade remedies in renewable energy goods sector
20 February 2014Trade central to sustainable use of biodiversity-based resources, meeting told
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Greening Trade in Vietnam (UNCTAD/DITC/TED/8)
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