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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.
WTO and UNCTAD commit to further help poor countries integrate into the global economy
12 Oct 2015
The World Trade Organization (WTO) and UNCTAD have pledged to work together towards the integration of developing countries, especially the least-developed among them, into the world economy and the multilateral trading system.
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.
UNCTAD Inter-governmental body discusses reform of international investment agreements
30 Sep 2015
On 16 September, more than a 100 policymakers from government, private sector and international and civil society organizations discussed UNCTAD’s "Roadmap for Reform of the International Investment Regime".
OECD and UNCTAD announce partnership to help realize the new 2030 agenda for sustainable development
26 Sep 2015
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and UNCTAD have pledged to work together on areas of crucial importance in the new sustainable development agenda launched at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit.
Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) and UNCTAD formalize partnership
18 May 2015
In order to help Latin American countries achieve key development goals on trade and environmental sustainability, UNCTAD has formalized its partnership with CAF.
Nobel economist Joseph Stiglitz backs UNCTAD's work on debt workouts
10 Apr 2015
A workshop on a multilateral legal framework for debt restructuring processes took place on March 31st 2015, at Columbia University in New York City.
Member States and civil society examine questions raised at 2014 World Investment Forum
26 Mar 2015
Reform of the International Investment Agreements (IIA) regime returned to the UNCTAD agenda during a three day Expert Meeting in February, with member States and civil society calling for new approaches to drafting and implementing the agreements.
UNCTAD releases review of trends in investment agreements and investor-State dispute settlement
19 Feb 2015
In 2014, countries concluded one international investment agreement every other week. Investors continue to use investor-State dispute settlement, but the number of new cases does not reach the record high of previous years.