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Fisheries subsidies at the Eleventh WTO Ministerial Conference – deal or no deal?
12 Dec 2017
Discussions on ending subsidized fisheries took place at the World Trade Organization’s ministerial conference in Buenos Aires.
Tax avoidance threatens development agenda, meeting told
10 Nov 2017
Tax avoidance like that highlighted by the Paradise Papers is among the threats to the economic and social aspirations of the international community – embodied in the Sustainable Development Goals – since tax not paid denies an important stream of financing, experts meeting with United Nations member States in Geneva this week said.
Corporate performance indicators crucial for economic development
3 Nov 2017
Experts meet in Geneva from 1-3 November, to discuss the latest issues in international standards of accounting and reporting, including environmental and social corporate governance disclosure.
Making trade work better for women -- a step in the right direction
26 Oct 2017
Some recent free trade agreements are raising the profile of women's empowerment, a new UNCTAD policy brief says, but while chapters on trade and gender are a step in the right direction they remain a light component in such deals.
Viet Nam strengthens its partnership with UNCTAD on sustainable use of biodiversity, access and benefit sharing and BioTrade
8 Sep 2017
The Viet Nam Biodiversity Conservation Agency, focal point for the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) approved a decree on the Management of Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing. The decree supports and enhances the development and implementation of the 2008 Vietnamese Biodiversity Law of 2008.
Can trade deliver the UN’s 2030 agenda?
21 Jul 2017
Written by Amina MohammedDeputy Secretary-General of the United Nations
Healthy oceans are needed for a sustainable future
20 Mar 2017
The world’s oceans are key to sustaining life on the planet. They provide a range of benefits for human well-being and prosperity by providing food, jobs, habitats and biodiversity, and by moderating temperatures and capturing carbon.
World Leaders share insights and innovations on how to best navigate the future
20 Jan 2017
The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos remains the foremost creative force for engaging the world's top leaders in collaborative activities to shape the global, regional and industry agendas at the beginning of each year.