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2nd Biotrade Congress to focus on potential of biodiversity products for forest preservation
9 Dec 2013
Experts meeting in Geneva will discuss how the sale and trade of goods sustainably harvested from forests, if expanded, may preserve stands of timber as carbon "sinks" and thus mitigate climate change.
National Capacity Building Workshop for Judges in Costa Rica
11 Nov 2013
UNCTAD organised a first training workshop for judges at the Supreme Court of Costa Rica in San Jose on 11 November 2013.
Results of Voluntary Peer Review of Competition Law and Policy for Nicaragua presented in Managua
8 Nov 2013
UNCTAD presented the results of the peer review of Nicaragua at the American University of Managua on 22 October and made a proposal for a technical assistance project to implement the peer review's recommendations.
UNCTAD contributes to African session on consumer protection
30 Sep 2013
UNCTAD has helped to organize an annual conference on consumer protection law enforcement in Africa.
UNCTAD participates in the Seventh Edition of the Central American Competition Forum
10 Sep 2013
UNCTAD presents viewpoint on moving forward with the enactment of a Regional Competition Law in Central America at the 7th Central American Competition Forum.
Experts discuss challenges of implementing science, technology and innovation policies
5 Aug 2013
During a parallel event to the ECOSOC meetings held recently in Geneva, experts argued that science, technology and innovation (STI) policy action was vital for development, and noted that both policy design and implementation posed important challenges for policymakers.
Dominican Republic summarizes science, technology and innovation policies
19 Jun 2013
The country’s Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology has reviewed challenges that the nation faces, at the meeting that saw the presentation of UNCTAD’s Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review of the Dominican Republic.
Debate: Harnessing science and technology to spur development
6 Jun 2013
Ministerial roundtable meetings have discussed how to use the information society and scientific and technological advances to speed economic progress in developing countries.
Greater attention needed to farming sector, experts tell commodities meeting
20 Mar 2013
High prices for basic farm goods and industrial raw materials, with the complex effects that these cause on the economies of numerous poor countries, are not expected to decline any time soon, the Global Commodities Forum has been told.
Food security cited as priority at meeting of commodity experts
20 Mar 2013
Amid the complex interplay of factors affecting the production of basic farm goods and industrial raw materials, it is vital to ensure that sufficient, affordable food is available in developing countries, an expert meeting has heard.