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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.
Women’s empowerment, modernized farming recommended for Angola
27 Nov 2013
Three UNCTAD meetings on development in Angola called for efforts to upgrade agriculture and to educate and train women to ensure that economic growth leads to broader progress.
Training workshop for Judges of the Supreme Court in El Salvador
5 Nov 2013
UNCTAD completed the second training workshop for Salvadorian Judges with the participation of the Magistrates of the Supreme Court Chamber in charge of reviewing the Competition Authority’s rulings.
UNCTAD services study tour sends Nicaraguan officials to Chile
8 Oct 2013
Nicaraguan officials have visited Santiago, Chile, on an UNCTAD-organized study tour designed to strengthen Nicaragua’s capacity for policymaking in the services sector.
New cycle of Port Training Programme approved
22 Jul 2013
Representatives of the main stakeholders in the English-speaking network of UNCTAD’s TrainForTrade Port Training Programme have agreed to implement a third cycle of the course.
Second Swiss university joins Virtual Institute
11 Jul 2013
Geneva’s Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies has joined the Virtual Institute (Vi), further strengthening the presence of UNCTAD’s host country, Switzerland – which is already represented by the World Trade Institute – in the Vi network.
UNCTAD’s Virtual Institute gains ninth LDC university member
19 Apr 2013
The University of the Gambia (UTG) has become the forty-fourth core university member of the Virtual Institute (Vi), and the ninth academic institution to represent a Least Developed Country in the network.
Angola's Secretary of State for Trade meets with UNCTAD's Director of the Division on Technology and Logistics
27 Mar 2013
Ms. Anne Miroux, Director of the UNCTAD's Division on Technology and Logistics, met with Mr. Álvaro Augusto Soares Paixão Junior, Angolan Secretary of State for Trade, Angola, to discuss the possibility of running a second TrainForTrade Project project for Angola.
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.
Nigeria becomes forty-second country in Virtual Institute academic network
18 Feb 2013
The University of Nigeria (UNN) has joined UNCTAD's Virtual Institute, as the thirty-ninth core university member, bringing the number of countries represented in the Virtual Institute to 13 in Africa and 42 worldwide.