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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.
Regional dialogue on promoting trade in services in Latin America
18 Nov 2013
A two-day meeting has been held to discuss strategies for boosting the services sectors in Latin America and the Caribbean.
UNCTAD services study tour sends Nicaraguan officials to Chile
8 Oct 2013
Nicaraguan officials have visited Santiago, Chile, on an UNCTAD-organized study tour designed to strengthen Nicaragua’s capacity for policymaking in the services sector.
Second workshop held on Services Policy Review for Nicaragua
9 Jul 2013
Nicaraguan Government officials and UNCTAD experts met in Managua on 26 and 27 June to review the final findings of a Services Policy Review (SPR) of the country.
Services ''development'' payoff requires teamwork, Summit stresses
31 May 2013
Services and services trade hold the potential to unlock inclusive and sustainable development and to lift living standards in developing countries, Government Ministers and business leaders said at the Global Services Forum.
Expanding outsourcing requires comprehensive approach, panel says
29 May 2013
Developing-country governments wanting to join the boom in offshoring and outsourcing need a range of carefully designed policies, a series of experts told the Global Forum on Services.
Panels discuss services as a boost to value added
29 May 2013
Burgeoning trade in intermediate goods provides an opportunity for developing countries to apply services that can upgrade their economic capacities, the Global Services Forum was told.
To boost employment, expand services capacity, experts advise
28 May 2013
Panelists at the Global Services Forum told a morning meeting that rapidly expanding trade in services offers an opportunity for employment growth in developing countries.
Help for landlocked developing countries in keeping services statistics
28 May 2013
UNCTAD has proposed a long-term project to aid landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) improve their abilities to compile accurate statistics on trade in services.
Global Services Forum to focus on sector vital to developing-country economies
23 May 2013
Research and trends in the global economy indicate that developing countries cannot develop without expanding and deepening their services sectors - spheres of economic activity that range from energy, to telecommunications, to such knowledge- and skills-based work as engineering and computer programming.