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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.
Economic underpinning critical for post-2015 goals, experts say
29 Nov 2013
UNCTAD and other Geneva- Trade hub agencies must find ways to harness trade and the private sector to make sure that the post-2015 strategy for helping poor countries is sufficiently supported by economic forces, experts said.
Post-2015 development goals need to be backed by resources and systemic reform
28 Nov 2013
UNCTAD’s first policy brief on the post-2015 sustainable development agenda highlights the need to reform the global economic and financial system, if the goal of eradicating poverty is to become a reality.
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.
Play to the advantages of economic interdependence, experts urge
20 Sep 2013
The interconnected nature of the global economy contributed to the financial and economic crisis, UNCTAD's Secretary-General has said, however it also can help developing countries to recover from the crisis.
Trade and Development Report 2013: Adjusting to the Changing Dynamics of the World Economy
12 Sep 2013
New UNCTAD report argues that the world economy is experiencing a structural shift, and that countries must introduce fundamental changes in their growth strategies in order to adjust to it. In particular, developing and transition economies that have been overly dependent on exports should give a greater role to domestic and regional demand.
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.