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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.
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.
As South-East Asia aims for regional economic integration, UNCTAD holds an ASEAN Regional non-tariff measures workshop
20 Oct 2015
UNCTAD, as a world leader in statistics measuring the effects of non-tariff measures, is expanding and consolidating data collection in different regions. In October it was time for South-East Asia.
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.
International agencies and experts meet to update classification of non-tariff measures
5 Oct 2015
As trade policy measures shift, expert's meeting in Geneva took stock of past experiences and discussed future challenges and activities with respect to non-tariff measures.
Non-Tariff Measures and Sustainable Development Goals: Direct and Indirect Linkages
21 Sep 2015
The Sustainable Development Goals have multiple and vital linkages to "non-tariff measures" says UNCTAD in its latest Policy Brief. These non-tariff measures include regulatory policies to protect the environment and human, animal and plant life as well as non-trade barriers that have an effect on developing countries' poverty reduction opportunities.
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.
Successful conclusion to UNCTAD's second course on non-tariff measures
28 Jul 2015
The second edition of the online course on non-tariff measures, developed in cooperation between the Virtual Institute and UNCTAD's Division on International Trade in Goods and Services, and Commodities concluded July 19, awarding 58 participants the UNCTAD Non-Tariff Measures Data Collector Certificate.
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.