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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.
Sixty certificates awarded to participants of UNCTAD's first course on non-tariff measures
27 Oct 2014
UNCTAD’s Virtual Institute and the Division on International Trade in Goods and Services, and Commodities has awarded the "UNCTAD Certified Non-Tariff Measures Data Collector Certificate" to 60 participants of the first online course on non-tariff measures.
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.
Impact of trade policy on poverty examined in new UNCTAD book
1 Sep 2014
A novel collaborative approach between academics and policymakers examines the impact of trade policy on poor people in eight developing and transition countries in a new book published by the UNCTAD Virtual Institute (Vi).
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.