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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.
UNCTAD Secretary-General highlights progress on competition laws at meeting with the Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA)
14 Nov 2014
Mukhisa Kituyi underlined importance of regional cooperation in keynote speech to UNCTAD-SELA working group in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
UNCTAD´s International Trade Director underlines the need for complementary trade and competition policies in Latin America and the Caribbean
7 Nov 2014
Guillermo Valles was speaking at the fourth annual meeting of the UNCTAD-Sistema Económico Latinoamericano y del Caribe (SELA) Working Group in the Dominican Republic.
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.
Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service lauds UNCTAD's work on competition law and policy
12 Sep 2014
The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of the Russian Federation praised UNCTAD for its work carried out in the field of competition law and policy at the plenary session of an event held on Russian Competition Day in St. Petersburg, Russia, on 8 September.
Fourth International Consumer Protection Forum, hosted by UNCTAD and Colombian consumer protection agency, tackles advertising and the law
5 Sep 2014
UNCTAD and Colombia's Superintendence of Industry and. Commerce (SIC) hosted the fourth International Consumer Protection Forum, devoted to the issue of advertising and the law, in Bogotá on 26–27 August.
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 experts meeting puts spotlight on competition law and policy
30 Jul 2014
Intergovernmental Group of Experts meeting hears about the importance of international cooperation in the functioning of effective competition laws and policies.