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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.
Regional dialogue on promoting trade in services in Latin America
18 Nov 2013
A two-day meeting has been held to discuss strategies for boosting the services sectors in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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.
Second workshop held on Services Policy Review for Nicaragua
9 Jul 2013
Nicaraguan Government officials and UNCTAD experts met in Managua on 26 and 27 June to review the final findings of a Services Policy Review (SPR) of the country.
Services ''development'' payoff requires teamwork, Summit stresses
31 May 2013
Services and services trade hold the potential to unlock inclusive and sustainable development and to lift living standards in developing countries, Government Ministers and business leaders said at the Global Services Forum.