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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 and Luxembourg join forces to strengthen competition policy and consumer protection in Ethiopia
9 Dec 2014
The UNCTAD Secretary-General and Luxembourg's Ambassador signed an agreement to reinforce the capacities of Ethiopian enforcement authority on 5 December 2014 in Geneva.
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.
Third BioTrade Congress to highlight “Promoting Sustainable Use through Business Engagement”
8 Oct 2014
The Third BioTrade Congress, jointly organized by UNCTAD and the Convention on Biological Diversity, will take place on the occasion of the Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP12), at the Alpensia Convention Center in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea on 6-17 October 2014.
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.
Trade facilitation workshop for Latin American and Caribbean countries
26 Mar 2014
With the WTO's Bali Package on trade facilitation now in force, UNCTAD held a workshop in the Dominican Republic to help Latin American and Caribbean countries develop trade facilitation (TF) project proposals based on their national TF implementation plans.
Trade central to sustainable use of biodiversity-based resources, meeting told
21 Feb 2014
Trade can safeguard environmental biodiversity while enhancing livelihoods - especially in developing countries -as an event on the sidelines of the eighth session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) highlighted on February 5 in New York.
UNCTAD assists Customs reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina in line with EU standards
28 Jan 2014
An EU-funded ASYCUDA project aimed to bring Bosnia and Herzegovina's customs sector in with European Union and WTO norms and standards kicked off with a meeting between UNCTAD Deputy Secretary-General Petko Draganov and Miro Dzakula, the Director General of the Indirect Taxation Authority (ITA) of Bosnia and Herzegovina and his team.