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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.
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.
Secretary-General meets with President of Seychelles
20 Jun 2013
UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi has met with Seychelles President James Michel, and has handed over an independent review of the country's competition and consumer protection legislation.
Meeting between UNCTAD and the new President of the PROCOMPETENCIA of the Dominican Republic
27 May 2013
UNCTAD and the newly appointed President of the PROCOMPETENCIA of the Dominican Republic, Mrs. Michelle Cohen, met to discuss the strengthening of the relationship between the two organisations.
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.
Global Commodities Forum to ponder how to turn Farm goods, raw materials into higher living standards
15 Mar 2013
Experts will gather on 18 and 19 March at the UNCTAD Global Commodities Forum 2013 to review what happened, and to discuss how the commodities boom can be harvested to yield better benefits for the poor as well as more durable, broad-based economic growth for developing countries.
UNCTAD in joint work on traceability system for snake skins
12 Mar 2013
UNCTAD and the secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) have held a roundtable meeting, with relevant experts, to prepare a platform for an international traceability system for snake skins.