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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.
Easing transport for landlocked developing countries
28 Aug 2013
Transport experts from landlocked developing countries will meet in Geneva from 22 to 24 October to discuss which policies and methods can provide their nations with the best access to seaports.
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.
Worshops on Competition Law Enforcement for Colombia and Peru (18-23 April 2013)
2 May 2013
UNCTAD, through the COMPAL programme, organised two advanced workshops for competition case handlers of Colombian and Peruvian competition authorities between 18 and 23 April 2013. The workshops were delivered by Prof. Ariel Ezrachi (Director of the OXFORD Competition Policy Centre), Timothy Hughes (Attorney at the US Federal Trade Commission) and Pierre Horna (Officer-in-charge of the COMPAL Programme of UNCTAD).
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.