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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.
New DMFAS web portal launched
13 Nov 2013
The UNCTAD Debt Management and Financial Analysis System (DMFAS) Programme has revamped its website. The new DMFAS portal, which contains new and updated features, was launched today at the 9th DMFAS Advisory Group Meeting.
As growth slows, developing countries face uncertain debt situation, Head of UNCTAD tells meeting
11 Nov 2013
Many of the world’s poorer countries have improved their debt balances in recent years, but “this positive trend is now sputtering,” UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi told a debt-management conference this morning.
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.