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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.
The Republic of Korea supports UNCTAD Capacity-Building on ICT for development in the East African Community
16 Dec 2014
The Ministry of Government Administration and Home Affairs of the Republic of Korea contributed $50,000 to the UNCTAD Multi-donor Trust Fund on Information and Communication Technologies Policies for Development.
ICTs crucial for women entrepreneurs in Tanzania
10 Dec 2014
An assessment under joint ILO-UNCTAD project helps to identify areas where efforts are needed to extend ICT use by women-owned enterprises.
Funding creative industries, arts and culture is a good investment
4 Dec 2014
UNCTAD Deputy Secretary-General Petko Draganov was speaking at an UNCTAD 50th anniversary event held in Istanbul, 28 November, 2014, aimed at boosting Turkey's media, design, music and arts industries.
Ethiopia strengthens its information and communication technology policies with UNCTAD support
3 Nov 2014
UNCTAD is assisting Ethiopia in the production of information economy statistics and a review of its e-commerce laws.
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.
Cyberlaw adoption in Latin America moves forward
25 Sep 2014
Forty representatives from 20 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean attended a regional workshop on e-commerce legislation harmonization held in Guayaquil, Ecuador, from 16 to 19 September.
UNCTAD participated in the Global Economic Summit in Mumbai and the Assembly meeting of the World Trade Point Federation
15 Sep 2014
UNCTAD presented its work on creative economy and trade perspectives of creative goods and services at the 4th Global Economic Summit, held in Mumbai from 11-13 September.