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Impact of the Nagoya Protocol for BioTrade business and practitioners
25 Nov 2015
Experts discuss the practical implications of the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol and its impact over certain aspects of BioTrade, at a peer review meeting in Geneva on 24 November 2015.
At Manila workshop, stakeholders ask how poor countries in Asia and the Pacific can put into place development-oriented trade policies
12 Oct 2015
UNCTAD and the Asian Development Bank held a workshop on integrating trade into national development strategies in Asia and the Pacific in Manila, the Philippines, from 1–2 October 2015
Growing international demand for BioTrade products: opportunities and challenges
8 Oct 2015
Market potential for BioTrade goods is estimated at 141 billion USD, but complex standards and other non-tariff barriers prevent many small producers from taking advantage of market opportunities.
Algeria prepares Trade Policy Framework with UNCTAD assistance
28 Sep 2015
Twenty representatives of the government, the private sector and academia in Algeria gathered at a consultative workshop organized by UNCTAD and the Algerian government in the capital Algiers on 16–17 September to form a new Trade Policy Framework for the country.
Access to Financial Services as a Driver for the Post-2015 Development Agenda
14 Sep 2015
Effective use and access of available, affordable, convenient, quality, and sustainable financial services contributes to poverty reduction and economic and social development, say UNCTAD in a new Policy Brief.
Dominican Republic prepares Trade Policy Framework with UNCTAD assistance
10 Sep 2015
As part of a broader project to assist the Dominican Republic to formulate its trade strategy for 2016-2020, UNCTAD is assisting the Government in the preparation of a comprehensive trade policy framework.
Training of African Union Services Trade Negotiators kicks off in Nairobi
26 Aug 2015
A week-long workshop, convened by UNCTAD and the African Union Commission, is underway to train services trade negotiators from Anglophone African countries on related negotiations under the African Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA).
Namibia, with support from UNCTAD, takes steps to improve its trade policy framework
18 Jun 2015
Overdependence on the exports of minerals has prompted Namibia to rethink its growth and export strategy, and a new approach was explored during an UNCTAD-backed workshop in Windhoek, Namibia on 28-29 April 2015.
Tunisia studies possible participation in the World Trade Organization's Information Technology Agreement
10 Jun 2015
At the request of the Government of Tunisia, UNCTAD has studied the pros and cons of the country becoming party to the Information Technology Agreement of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
'Servicification' of international trade takes centre stage at UNCTAD expert meeting
9 Jun 2015
Ambassadors, trade negotiators, policymakers, and national and international services regulators and experts concluded the third session of the Multi-year Expert Meeting on Trade, Services and Development, on May 13, 2015.