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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.
United Nations meeting seeks reform of investment treaties
23 Oct 2014
More than 50 high-level representatives from governments, the private sector and civil society convened in Geneva on 16 October to address the challenges arising from international investment agreements (IIAs) and consider ways to reform the international investment policy regime at a United Nations meeting held during UNCTAD's World Investment Forum at the Palais des Nations.
Productive capacity, diversification needed to boost growth in Landlocked Developing Countries
22 Oct 2014
There are structural hurdles to unlocking growth in landlocked developing countries (LLDCs), a high-level meeting on investment in LLDCs heard on the final day of UNCTAD's World Investment Forum at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on 16 October.
Zambian Minister applauds UNCTAD's work in support of Landlocked Developing Countries
17 Oct 2014
The Honourable Yamfwa D. Mukanga, Minister of Transport, Works, Supply and Communications of Zambia, highlighted the significance of the work of UNCTAD in support of Landlocked Developing Countries at a special event held in New York on 1 October.
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.