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
05-09 Oct 2015Third African Organic Agriculture ConferenceLagosNigeria
05 Oct 2015Climate Change COP21 and Beyond: Briefing on SDGs, Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) and the Role of the International Trade CommunityGenevaSwitzerland
29 Sep-01 Oct 2015Ad Hoc Expert Meeting on Trade in Sustainable FisheriesGenevaSwitzerland
15 Sep 2015UNCTAD speaks at the 5th International Conference on Lignocellulosic Ethanol BrusselsBelgium
06-07 Aug 2015Second National Stakeholder Workshop, Vanuatu National Green Export ReviewPort VilaVanuatu
05 Aug 2015Consultation on Challenges and Opportunities on Oceans Economy, Trade and Sustainable Fisheries for Pacific SIDSPort VilaVanuatu
06-07 Jul 2015Solutions Alliance Thematic Meeting on The Role of the Private Sector in Solutions for DisplacementGenevaSwitzerland
10-12 Jun 2015Fourth Lao Organic Agriculture Forum (LOAF 4)VientianeLao People’s Democratic Republic
02 Jun 2015UNCTAD moderates panel at the General Assembly of the Roundtable on Sustainable BiomaterialsGenevaSwitzerland
14 Apr 2015UNCTAD workshop at the African Carbon Forum 2015: Harvesting opportunities for REDD+MarrakechMorocco
26 Feb 2015Seminar with Parliamentarians, Civil Servants, and Users on the Implications of the Ratification of the Nagoya Protocol for EcuadorQuitoEcuador
25 Feb 2015Third National Workshop on Ecuador's Green Export Review: The Case of Cocoa and ChocolateQuitoEcuador
23 Feb 2015Second National Workshop on Ecuador's Green Export Review: The Case of Sustainable FisheriesMantaEcuador
13 Feb 2015Organic Agriculture Side-event at BioFachNurembergGermany
10 Feb 2015Briefing session on climate change, sustainable development goals and trade: At the crossroads of sustainable developmentGenevaSwitzerland
10 Dec 2014BioTrade, market innovation and social inclusion in climate diverse scenarios - Side event to the UNFCCC COP 20LimaPeru
12 Oct 2014BioTrade Congress III: Promoting Sustainable use through Business EngagementPyeongchangRepublic of Korea
24-26 Sep 2014UNCTAD to participate at World Bio Markets Brazil 2014Tivoli Sao PauloBrazil
22 Sep 2014Launch of publication: Road from Rio +20: Towards Sustainable Development GoalsGenevaSwitzerland
22 Sep 2014Lunch Event: Organic Agriculture and Development: Experiences from Uganda and Lao PDRGenevaSwitzerland
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 Publications

 
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 News

 
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
CITES
30 September 2016Illegal trade accelerates wild plant extinctions, more transparency needed
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