Displaying results 1 - 10 of 13
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.
Can the multilateral trading system contribute to inclusive and sustainable development?
10 Dec 2014
Experts concluded two days of discussions on how to enhance the multilateral trading system's contribution towards inclusive and sustainable development as the very nature of trade is rapidly evolving.
Bangladesh seeks to improve services sector with UNCTAD help
10 Dec 2014
Government officials, stakeholders and UNCTAD experts met to assess the findings of the Services Policy Review of Bangladesh in Dhaka on 25-26 November 2014.
Paraguayan officials visit Chile to study services sector as part of UNCTAD project
9 Dec 2014
The trip to Santiago, which took place from 1 to 4 December, was organized by the University of Chile's Institute of International Studies, and the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).
Global Enterprise Registration portal launched during World Investment Forum
20 Oct 2014
UNCTAD and Global Entrepreneurship Week have launched a system that lists online business registration systems by country, in an effort to provide entrepreneurs worldwide with a one-stop-shop for online registration and information regarding business registration processes.
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.
Finalists for the UNCTAD Empretec Women in Business Awards
14 Oct 2014
The UNCTAD Empretec Women in Business Awards are given every two years and celebrate exceptional women entrepreneurs who have benefited from the UNCTAD' Empretec training programme. A maximum of three nominations are received from each of the 36 national Empretec centres across the world.
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.
Paraguay seeks to improve services sector with UNCTAD help
12 Sep 2014
Government officials and UNCTAD experts met in Asunción, Paraguay, on 1-2 September 2014 to assess the findings of a Services Policy Review of the country and to agree on a set of recommendations to be adopted by stakeholders and submitted to the government for action.
Youth unemployment can be tackled by young entrepreneurs when the right policies are put in place, UNCTAD meeting to hear
25 Apr 2014
Investment and development stakeholders will discuss how to create jobs for young people by promoting youth entrepreneurship, and take stock of inspiring work done so far, at the sixth session of UNCTAD’s Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission from 28 April to 2 May 2014.