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Market incentives to address conservation and climate change discussed at Lima conference
17 Dec 2014
A side event at the UNFCCC-COP20 Lima Climate Change Conference in December heard how commercializing goods derived from native biodiversity ("BioTrade") can be complemented by climate change mitigation and adaptation measures to unleash private sector engagement.
Investments needed to scale up access to essential medicines
17 Oct 2014
Improving access to medicines can be enhanced by local production of pharmaceuticals in developing countries. But to do so, both the public and the private sector need to work together, said James Zhan, Director of UNCTAD's Division on Investment and Enterprise at the World Investment Forum's Policy Debate on Public Health.
Stakeholders identify tools and recommendations for sustainability practices at the III BioTrade Congress in Pyeongchang, Korea
16 Oct 2014
Participants at the III BioTrade Congress recognised the value of partnerships and cooperation by all stakeholders involved in the sustainable use and sourcing of biodiversity-based products and services.
UNCTAD Secretary-General Kituyi hails the entry into force of the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity
8 Oct 2014
The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), enters into force, having secured the required number of ratifications by Parties to the CBD, on 12 October 2014.
Consultations on UN Guidelines for Consumer Protection undertaken by UNCTAD in Bogotá
1 Sep 2014
UNCTAD carried out consultations on the UN Guidelines on Consumer Protection among representatives of governmental consumer protection agencies attending the Iberoamerican Forum of Governmental Consumer Protection Agencies (FIAGC) in Bogotá, Colombia on 27-29 August.
UNCTAD opens national workshop in Peru for university professors on competition and consumer protection law enforcement issues
30 May 2014
UNCTAD’s COMPAL competition law programme, in association with the University Antonio Gullermo Urrelo (UPAGU) and the Peruvian Competition Authority (INDECOPI), held the first edition of a workshop on competition and consumer laws for university professors in Cajamarca, in the north of Peru from 7 to 11 May 2014.
GLOBAL COMPAL Programme Launched in Peru
12 May 2014
A global programme to support competition and consumer protection policies was launched in Lima, Peru on 5 May at the headquarters of Peru’s Competition Authority, INDECOPI.
Competition and consumer protection programme expands to cover Middle East and North Africa
7 May 2014
An UNCTAD programme to strengthen competition and consumer protection policies has been launched in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region.