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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.
African Creative Economy Meeting, Cape Town (6-9 October 2013)
16 Oct 2013
The African Creative Economy Meeting was organized by ARTERIAL Network with the support of the Western Cape Government, the City of Cape Town and the Cape Craft and Design Institute. It attracted around 400 delegates from over 40 countries in Africa and beyond.
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.
Chinese premier terms services vital to “upgrades” of economies around the world
3 Jun 2013
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told a joint Leaders’ Summit of the Global Services Forum (GSF) and the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) on Wednesday that services sectors around the world represent the most important opportunities for growth and economic “upgrading” sought by developing countries.
Panel: partnerships vital in services sector
29 May 2013
Partnerships in the services sector are critical for achieving economic growth and sustainable development, experts said today.
Culture vital for development progress, Deputy Secretary-General tells meeting
17 May 2013
Culture, as exemplified by thriving creative industries around the world, has many positive spillovers for human development, UNCTAD’s Deputy Secretary-General has said in China.
Trade in creative products reached new peak in 2011, UNCTAD figures show
15 May 2013
Numbers released in run-up to Global Services Forum in Beijing show creative industries exports rose sharply from 2002-2011.