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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.
Review of Maritime Transport 2013 released
4 Dec 2013
The globe’s longest-lasting and largest cycle of ship building finally began to slow in 2012, UNCTAD’s Review of Maritime Transport 2013 reveals, but the effects of overcapacity are still being felt. Shipping rates remained low, threatening firms’ profitability, even as the volume shipped last year increased by 4.3 per cent.
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.
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.
Meeting between UNCTAD and the Minister of Industry and Commerce of the Dominican Republic
31 May 2013
UNCTAD and the Minister of Industry and Commerce of the Dominican Republic met to strengthen COMPAL assistance on competition and consumer protection policies, to discuss the use of existing UNCTAD sectoral studies and areas for further studies.
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.