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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.
Making mining work more for the local community and the sustainability of the planet
18 Nov 2015
The minerals and metals mining sector must do a better job at making a positive impact on local economies.
UNCTAD brings together port professionals from around the world to improve competitiveness with 'port performance scorecard'
23 Oct 2015
At the end of September 2015, 42 port operators from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean gathered for a week in Indonesia to jointly defined scorecard of indicators to help ports achieve greater competitiveness.
Port Managers in Côte d'Ivoire complete UNCTAD training
12 Oct 2015
Twenty-four participants, including six women, took part in a TrainForTrade/UNCTAD Port Training Programme in Côte d'Ivoire and were awarded the UNCTAD Certificate in Modern Port Management in Abidjan on 3 September 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.
Emerging debt crises pose a threat to the new global development agenda, follow-up to UN resolution needed
5 Oct 2015
A round table discussion warns of new debt crises and the challenges these will pose to the Sustainable Development Goals if the world does not agree on a new, more effective legal mechanism to restructure sovereign debt. Civil society urges UNCTAD to continue its work on the issue.
UNCTAD helps Haiti's port officials improve their skills as the port at Port-au-Prince is rebuilt
3 Aug 2015
As reconstruction of the port at Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, presses on after a devastating earthquake in 2010, UNCTAD's TrainForTrade programme is offering training to Haitian instructors so that they can in turn train up port officials.
Promoting fish exports from Least Developed Countries
27 Jul 2015
UNCTAD is to organize a training and capacity building Workshop in Moroni, Comoros, from 28 to 30 July 2015. The workshop is part of UNCTAD's project titled: Building the capacities of selected Least Developed Countries to upgrade and diversify their fish exports.
La CNUCED accompagne les pays de la CEDEAO dans le renforcement des capacités dans le domaine du Commerce électronique
11 May 2015
Le programme TrainForTrade de la CNUCED a organisé, en collaboration avec le Ministère de la Poste et des TIC, un séminaire sur la Pratique du Commerce Électronique à Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, du 27 au 29 avril 2015.
Online course on trade and gender deemed a success
27 Mar 2015
Sixty-six participants from forty countries successfully completed the first edition of UNCTAD's online course on trade and gender, held from 19 January to 8 March 2015. All participants agreed the course had met or exceeded their expectations and enhanced their knowledge of the trade-gender links.