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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: the need for policy space
23 Oct 2013
A workshop held at UNCTAD on 3-4 October 2013 brought together policymakers, negotiators and experts to discuss recent experiences with capital account regulation, and what changes in global governance might be needed to facilitate re-regulation of cross-border finance.
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.