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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.
Seizing the low-carbon investment opportunity in Africa
3 Dec 2013
Governments that want to pursue a path to a green economy must develop a green growth vision, formulate enabling policies, and develop a strategy to promote green investment opportunities, said participants at an UNCTAD regional workshop in Durban, South Africa.
New York Stock Exchange Joins UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative
24 Jul 2013
NYSE Euronext, the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange, has today announced that it will join the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative to promote sustainable capital markets.
Mozambique discusses plans to boost its attraction of investment
2 May 2013
A high-level delegation from Mozambique told the Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission Tuesday that its Government supports the recommendations made in UNCTAD's Investment Policy Review of the country, which call - among other things - for reforms to investment law.
Investment Policy Review on Mongolia presented and steps to diversify from, capitalize on mining boom recommended
28 Mar 2013
An UNCTAD Investment Policy Review (IPR) which recommends that Mongolia take steps to capitalize on the big development opportunities presented in recent years by foreign investment in mining has been discussed with the country's Prime Minister and high-level Government officials.
Investment Policy Review of Bangladesh unveiled and efforts to improve infrastructure recommended
26 Mar 2013
An UNCTAD Investment Policy Review (IPR) for Bangladesh that recommends improvements to infrastructure and the adoption of a modern law on investment has been presented to government officials.
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.
UNCTAD briefs New York-based delegates and civil society on new investment policy framework
8 Feb 2013
More than 70 delegates and civil society representatives attended the presentation of UNCTAD's new Investment Policy Framework for Sustainable Development (IPFSD) at the UN headquarters in New York.