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
12 Oct 20143rd BioTrade Congress: Promoting Sustainable use through Business EngagementPyeongchangRepublic of Korea
02 Jul 2014Bioenergy in the context of the SDGs at the African Carbon Forum 2014WindhoekNamibia
10 Dec 2014BioTrade, market innovation and social inclusion in climate diverse scenarios - Side event to the UNFCCC COP 20LimaPeru
10 Feb 2015Briefing session on climate change, sustainable development goals and trade: At the crossroads of sustainable developmentGenevaSwitzerland
05 Aug 2015Consultation on Challenges and Opportunities on Oceans Economy, Trade and Sustainable Fisheries for Pacific SIDSPort VilaVanuatu
26-27 Aug 2014First National Stakeholder Workshop. Vanuatu National Green Export ReviewPort VilaVanuatu
10-12 Jun 2015Fourth Lao Organic Agriculture Forum (LOAF 4)VientianeLao People’s Democratic Republic
22 Sep 2014Launch of publication: Road from Rio +20: Towards Sustainable Development GoalsGenevaSwitzerland
17 Sep 2014Launch of the Prototype Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR)GenevaSwitzerland
22 Sep 2014Lunch Event: Organic Agriculture and Development: Experiences from Uganda and Lao PDRGenevaSwitzerland
13 Feb 2015Organic Agriculture Side-event at BioFachNurembergGermany
23 Feb 2015Second National Workshop on Ecuador's Green Export Review: The Case of Sustainable FisheriesMantaEcuador
26 Feb 2015Seminar with Parliamentarians, Civil Servants, and Users on the Implications of the Ratification of the Nagoya Protocol for EcuadorQuitoEcuador
06-07 Jul 2015Solutions Alliance Thematic Meeting on The Role of the Private Sector in Solutions for DisplacementGenevaSwitzerland
14-15 Jul 2014The Third Lao Organic Agriculture Forum (LOAF 3)VientianeLao People’s Democratic Republic
25 Feb 2015Third National Workshop on Ecuador's Green Export Review: The Case of Cocoa and ChocolateQuitoEcuador
02 Jun 2015UNCTAD moderates panel at the General Assembly of the Roundtable on Sustainable BiomaterialsGenevaSwitzerland
24-26 Sep 2014UNCTAD to participate at World Bio Markets Brazil 2014Tivoli Sao PauloBrazil
14 Apr 2015UNCTAD workshop at the African Carbon Forum 2015: Harvesting opportunities for REDD+MarrakechMorocco
03 Sep 2014UNCTAD/PIFS Side-event at the UN Conference on Small Island Developing StatesApiaSamoa
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 Publications

 
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 News

 
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
COP22
10 November 2016Policy makers should use trade in the fight against climate change
UNCTAD
28 October 2016Mediterranean stakeholders highlight the potential for developing sustainable production and export in the olive oil sector
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