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Helping Ecuador boost exports and create jobs while protecting biodiversity
14 Dec 2015
UNCTAD worked with the Ministry of Foreign Trade over the past two years to identify the "green" products the country is best positioned to competitively produce and export. The results have just been published in Ecuador's National Green Export Review and Plan of Action.
Ecuador aprueba el Plan Nacional de Acción sobre Exportaciones Verdes desarrollado con la UNCTAD
10 Dec 2015
Tras la adopción formal del Plan Nacional de Acción, la UNCTAD entrevistó a Silvana Vallejo, Viceministra de Comercio Exterior del Ecuador, quien resaltó las oportunidades que esto representa para la oferta exportable y sustentable del país.
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.
Experts meet to examine debt management in an increasingly unstable global economy
23 Nov 2015
With a growing mountain of global debt remaining at the heart of a highly fragile worldwide economy, experts are meeting in Geneva at the 10th UNCTAD Debt Management Conference on 23–25 November in a context of heightened alerts about threats to future debt sustainability in many emerging and developing economies. Global debt reached an astounding $199 trillion in 2014, up from $21 trillion in 1984.
Morocco seeks to enhance production and boost exports in key green sectors
6 Nov 2015
UNCTAD and the Ministry charged with Environment, organized a first national stakeholder workshop on Morocco's National Green Export Review on 20 and 21 October, to identify green products and sectors with high development potential in the Kingdom.
Maritime transport and climate policy at a critical juncture, UNCTAD Report says
14 Oct 2015
As the global community commits to the new Sustainable Development Goals and gears up for a new international climate policy agreement, the UNCTAD Review of Maritime Transport 2015 highlights the role of freight transport, including maritime transport, in addressing the global sustainability and resilience agenda.
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.
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.
A National Action Plan for Green Exports in the cocoa-chocolate sector validated by Ecuadorian stakeholders
2 Mar 2015
Stakeholders from Ecuador's cocoa sector and its derivatives reviewed an export policy for green products of Ecuador, commissioned by UNCTAD, and validated a draft National Action Plan for the cocoa-chocolate sector.
Ecuador’s fisheries sector validates a National Action Plan for Green Exports
27 Feb 2015
At a recent workshop, stakeholders from Ecuador's fisheries sector discussed a review of the export policy for green products of Ecuador, commissioned by UNCTAD, and a draft National Action Plan for the fisheries sector.