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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.
Good Faith and Transparency in Sovereign Debt Workouts
2 Dec 2013
The second meeting of the UNCTAD Working Group on Debt Workout Mechanism was held in Geneva on 2 December 2013. The legal roots and practical implications in the context of debt restructurings of good faith and transparency were discussed.
Workshop scheduled for debt management officials
5 Sep 2013
Developing-country officials who deal with debt issues and strategies are to take part in a regional workshop on asset and liability management being held from 30 September to 3 October.
First debt audit based on UNCTAD principles
21 Aug 2013
Norway has completed a review of its loans to developing countries based on UNCTAD's Principles of Responsible Sovereign Lending and Borrowing (the Principles) demonstrating the increasing importance of the Principles in setting international standards.
Sovereign Debt Workout Mechanism: An Incremental Approach
15 Jul 2013
The first official meeting of the recently established UNCTAD Working Group on Debt Workout Mechanism (DWM) was held in Geneva 0n 2 July 2 2013. High-level representatives from internationally renowned legal and economic experts, multilateral institutions, the private sector, civil society, participated in this meeting in line with the project's objective to give a voice to all relevant stakeholders.
UNCTAD, jointly with Government of Kazakhstan and Eurasian Economic Club of Scientists, organizes event titled Fifty Years of Development: What Have We Learned?
30 May 2013
At the sixth Astana Economic Forum and first World Anti-Crisis Conference, held on 23-24 May 2013 in Astana, Kazakhstan, UNCTAD and the Government of Kazakhstan, through the Eurasian Economic Club of Scientists, co-organized a lunch event titled Fifty Years of Development: What Have We Learned.
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.