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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.
Capital account regulations and global economic governance
14 Nov 2013
UNCTAD's latest Policy Brief looks at how emerging economies have managed capital inflows in the post-crisis period and makes policy recommendations on trade rules and capital account regulation.
UNCTAD participates in autumn meetings of IMF, World Bank and G24
8 Nov 2013
Senior UNCTAD officials have represented the organization at recent meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank, and the Group of 24 (G24).
UNCTAD holds roundtable meeting on bioenergy at African Carbon Forum
15 Jul 2013
The meeting aimed at sharing best practices by bringing together experienced African practitioners. It also addressed investment and sustainability.
Biofuels meeting discusses trends, policies to balance benefits with concerns for food security
19 Mar 2013
Complex developments in the field of biofuel policy – and how developing countries can participate in this growing energy market while sufficiently taking account of related issues such as food security and technological progress – were the subject of debate by experts at a meeting on 19 March 2013.
UNCTAD and partner agencies arrange meeting on biofuels trends
15 Mar 2013
UNCTAD, the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) and the Stockholm Environment Institute plan a discussion on 19 March on developments in biofuels markets.
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.