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
26-27 Feb 2019First National Stakeholder Workshop: Oceans based sectors selection and assessmentBridgetownBarbados
12-13 Dec 2018Second Atelier de l’Examen National de l’Export Vert du SénégalDakarSenegal
11 Dec 2018COP24 Side Event: The Roles of Fiscal Policy, Financial Markets and Trade in Implementing the Paris AgreementKatowicePoland
28-29 Nov 2018First National Stakeholder Workshop: Oceans based sectors selection and assessmentBelize CityBelize
22 Nov 2018UNCTAD supports development of study mapping agriculture focal points and successful case stories of agri-tourism linkages in TanzaniaGenevaSwitzerland
15 Nov 2018Biological and Genetic Resources – innovations and supply chains in support of the SDGs and Agenda 2030Um Marikha Bay, Sharm El-SheikhEgypt
08-09 Nov 2018Taller Nacional: Aprovechando el comercio agrícola para el desarrollo rural sostenible y la seguridad alimentariaGuatemala CityGuatemala
06-07 Nov 2018First National Stakeholder Workshop: Oceans based sectors selection and assessment San JoseCosta Rica
05-08 Nov 2018UNCTAD shares experiences from National Green Export Reviews (NGERs) at 4th African Organic Agriculture Conference (4th AOC)SalySenegal
17-19 Oct 2018Circular Economy at the Stanley Foundation’s 59th Strategy for Peace ConferenceWashington, DCUnited States of America
08 Oct 2018Green Export Forum: Promoting sustainable production and export in developing countries and economies in transitionGenevaSwitzerland
02 Oct 2018UNCTAD BioTrade / ITC sessions on sustainable consumption and productionGenevaSwitzerland
01 Oct 2018Creative Economy at the UN General AssemblyNew YorkUnited States of America
13 Sep 2018National Action Plan Implementation Workshop on Ecotourism in LebanonBeirutLebanon
12-13 Sep 2018Taller Nacional: Promoviendo una implementación efectiva del Protocolo de Nagoya y el BioComercio LimaPeru
12 Sep 2018National Stakeholder Workshop on Natural Soaps in LebanonBeirutLebanon
14 Aug 2018Webinar on Lessons from implementing BioTrade Principles and Criteria in Latin AmericaColombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Brazil
16 Jul 2018BioTrade, Access and Benefit-Sharing in support of the SDGs: Entering a new alliance for economic growth, innovation and biodiversityNew YorkUnited States of America
16-17 Jul 20182nd Oceans Forum on Trade-related Aspects of SDG 14GenevaSwitzerland
13 Jul 2018Better Trade 4 the SDGsNew YorkUnited States of America
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 Publications

 
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 News

 
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16 November 2018Costa Rica opts for trade-led sustainable fisheries strategy
BioTrade
19 October 2018Sustainable production and consumption safeguard biodiversity
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12 October 2018Liza Mamaliga turns Moldovan honey into pots of gold
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27 September 2018Peru's BioTrade sales reach new high but challenges to growth remain
Circular Economy
27 September 2018China's cities can lead the global transition to a circular economy
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